Patients Report Health and Aesthetic Consequences

Today when a patient goes to get orthodontic treatment, there is a chance that the orthodontist will say that adult teeth have to be extracted: usually 2 upper premolars and 2 lower premolars (and perhaps 4 wisdom teeth). The patient might be concerned: is it a good idea to extract…

The Science of Orthodontics? Dr. Kevin O’Brien’s Blog Post “A Brilliant Summary of Orthodontics and Obstructive Sleep Apnea”

I have always wondered how it was possible after the 1986 court verdict of Brimm vs Malloy determined that premolar extraction/retraction orthodontics can cause severe TMD damage[1] that the orthodontic profession could…

I lifted my bags of vegetables, and went outside to find a taxi —

Off to the clinic to check my ringing ears!

Would this tinnitus be permanent?

A taxi swooped up, a blonde older lady was sliding inside.

How bright her face was! I liked her at once…

“Can…

How I Cured My Tinnitus After Two Years of Trying

When the tinnitus expert of the Rothschild Hospital in Paris told me my tinnitus was permanent (due to “hearing loss”), and there was nothing I could do, I wanted to jump out the window.

Fortunately, I did not listen to…

When I knew Frederic alive, however, he was one of the most alive — carrying his satchel of camera equipment across the press room of Cannes as if it were a feather, always with a great eager smile, always joyful with intellectual quizzicalness about the new films, his blue eyes…

Karin Badt

Associate Professor, University of Paris VIII

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