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VvO Voorjaar 2018

Programme NVvO Spring Meeting - 22 & 23 March 2018

Theme:
The dilemma of practicing evidence based orthodontics

Speaker:
Kevin O’Brien, Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Manchester and Director of the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Clinical Trials Unit

Program Thursday 22 March 2018

12.30 – 13.30  Registration and lunch 
13.30 – 15.00  Can we practice evidence based orthodontics: Dealing with uncertainty
  • The role of research in reducing clinical uncertainty
  • The difficulty of practicing evidence based dentistry
  • Examples of studies that reduce uncertainty
  • Consent and clinical evidence
15.00 – 15.30  Tea break
15.30 – 16.15  How do you read a trial and systematic review
  • Information on the amount of orthodontic literature
  • How to obtain relevant literature
  • Points to look for in interpreting a trial
  • Understand how to read a systematic review
16.15 – 16.30  Presentation NVvO Anniversary Autumn Meeting 2018
16.30 – 17.00 Drinks
17.00 – 18.15  Members Meeting Dutch Orthodontic Society
19.00 – 23.00  Drinks and Walking Dinner Eetvilla van den Brink

Program Friday 23 March 2018

08.30 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.15  Early Class II treatment: Does the cost outweigh the benefit?
  • The need for early Class II treatment?
  • The role of randomised trials in this question
  • A new Cochrane systematic review
  • Is trauma reduced by early treatment
  • What are the costs of early treatment
10.15 – 10.45  Coffee Break
10.45 – 12.15  Adolescent Class II treatment: Twin block, mandibular growth and systematic reviews
  • Clinical examples of adolescent treatment with Twin Blocks
  • What do trials tell us about fixed functional appliances
  • A new systematic review of adolescent Class II treatment
  • A trial of a new removable functional appliance
12.15 – 13.30  Break and lunch
13.30 – 13.45 Ceremony Gouden Beugel
13.45 – 14.45  Socio-psychological effects of orthodontic treatment: Do we care?
  • The role of orthodontics in overall health
  • Socio-psychological effects of malocclusion
  • Discussion on the social six
  • Does orthodontic treatment improve socio-psychological health?
14.45 – 15.15  In the land of no evidence is the salesman King
  • The role of advertising in orthodontics
  • The claims made by manufacturers
  • The role of the manufacturer in changing orthodontic practice
  • The Orthodontic Key Opinion Leader
15.15 – 15.45  Tea Break
15.45 – 16.30  Social media driven orthodontics: Quacks, Healers and blogs.
  • The development of social media
  • The power of social media on our practice and patients
  • The use of social media in short term orthodontics
  • The role of education and blogs on social media
16.30 – 16.45  Discussion and conclusion
16.45  Drinks