Together with high aspirations and skill, good orthodontic care depends on the orthodontists ability to select optimal interventions when faced with a range of options. This lecture will present the extent to which orthodontists are currently in a position to draw upon reliable evidence, and review the professions standing in comparison with other fields of health care.
Limitations of current knowledge in orthodontics
The role of randomized trials, systematic reviews and the Cochrane Collaboration
Choices facing the profession with regard to its evidence base