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  1. On correlation coefficients and their interpretation
  2. On the relative performance of diagnostic tests
  3. As time goes by
  4. Proper case selection and assessment
  5. Discriminant analysis: What it is and what is not
  6. Patient drop-outs in clinical trials
  7. What evidence exists for myofunctional therapy with prefabricated appliances? A systematic review with meta-analyses of randomised trials
  8. Confounders in epidemiological associations
  9. Clinically relevant sample size calculations for trials
  10. Methods, transparency and reporting of clinical trials in orthodontics and periodontics
  11. Evidence-based orthodontics: Too many systematic reviews, too few trials
  12. Planning and interpreting the sample size of trials with multiple outcomes
  13. Comparison of resin modified glass ionomer cement and composite resin in class II primary molar restorations: a 2-year parallel randomised clinical trial
  14. On the sample size of clinical trials – revisited
  15. Biological and technical complications of tilted implants in comparison with straight implants supporting fixed dental prostheses. A systematic review and meta-analysis
  16. Frequency of infraposition and missing contact points in implant-supported restorations within natural dentitions over time: A systematic review with meta-analysis
  17. Interventions for dental fluorosis: A systematic review
  18. Effect of orthodontic treatment on the subgingival microbiota: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  19. On the sample size of clinical trials
  20. Quality of orthodontic treatment with straightwire or standard edgewise appliances
  21. Evaluation of orthodontically induced external root resorption following orthodontic treatment using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT): a systematic review and meta-analysis
  22. Failure patterns of different bracket systems and their influence on treatment duration: A retrospective cohort study
  23. Interpreting and applying absolute and relative risks from trials
  24. Effects of supplemental vibrational force on space closure, treatment duration, and occlusal outcome: A multicenter randomized clinical trial
  25. Oral Interventions for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  26. Soft tissue changes following extraction vs. nonextraction orthodontic fixed appliance treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  27. Does orthodontic treatment have a permanent effect on tooth color?
  28. Tooth-level versus patient-level
  29. Data sharing in orthodontic research
  30. Registration in the international prospective register of systematic reviews (PROSPERO) of systematic review protocols was associated with increased review quality
  31. Which Teeth Have to Be Sealed?
  32. Performance of pit and fissure sealants according to tooth characteristics: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  33. The effect of obesity on orofacial pain during early orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances: a prospective cohort study
  34. Handling qualitative research outcomes
  35. Are orthodontic systematic reviews registered a priori in PROSPERO?
  36. Randomized clinical trials in orthodontics are rarely registered a priori and often published late or not at all
  37. Open versus closed surgical exposure for permanent impacted canines: a systematic review and meta-analyses
  38. Effect of orthodontic treatment on periodontal clinical attachment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  39. Of significance and relevance
  40. Vibrationen und Kieferorthopädie
  41. Treatment effects of various prescriptions and techniques for fixed orthodontic appliances
  42. On the results of clinical studies
  43. Inflammatory bowel disease and oral health: systematic review and a meta-analysis
  44. Torque differences due to the material variation of the orthodontic appliance: a finite element study
  45. Impact of Obesity on Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Adolescents: A Prospective Clinical Cohort Study
  46. Molecular, Cellular and Pharmaceutical Aspects of Synthetic Hydroxyapatite Bone Substitutes for Oral and Maxillofacial Grafting
  47. Clinical trials to compare two treatments
  48. Outcomes of comprehensive fixed appliance orthodontic treatment: A systematic review with meta-analysis and methodological overview
  49. Torque differences according to tooth morphology and bracket placement: a finite element study
  50. Effect of supplemental vibrational force on orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption: A multicenter randomized clinical trial
  51. Genetic interactions between the hedgehog co-receptors Gas1 and Boc regulate cell proliferation during murine palatogenesis
  52. Post-treatment changes in permanent retention  
  53. Reply
  54. Interventions for orthodontically induced white spot lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  55. Effectiveness and Adverse Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation: Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses
  56. Overview provides insights on the current status and future of meta-epidemiology
  57. Volumetric upper airway changes after rapid maxillary expansion: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  58. Evidence regarding lingual fixed orthodontic appliances' therapeutic and adverse effects is insufficient
  59. Effectiveness of early orthopaedic treatment with headgear: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  60. Comparative effectiveness of natural and synthetic bone grafts in oral and maxillofacial surgery prior to insertion of dental implants: Systematic review and network meta-analysis of parallel and cluster randomized controlled trials
  61. Bias from historical control groups used in orthodontic research: a meta-epidemiological study
  62. Corrosion behavior of dental alloys used for retention elements in prosthodontics
  63. Reply
  64. Methodological quality and outcome of systematic reviews reporting on orthopaedic treatment for Class III malocclusion: Overview of systematic reviews
  65. Lingual vs. labial fixed orthodontic appliances: systematic review and meta-analysis of treatment effects
  66. Nickel ion concentrations in the saliva of patients treated with self-ligating fixed appliances: a prospective cohort study
  67. Torque efficiency of square and rectangular archwires into 0.018 and 0.022 in. conventional brackets
  68. Designing the Review
  69. Basic study design influences the results of orthodontic clinical investigations
  70. Supplemental vibrational force does not reduce pain experience during initial alignment with fixed orthodontic appliances: a multicenter randomized clinical trial
  71. An Assessment of the Risk of Bias in Randomized Controlled Trial Reports Published in Prosthodontic and Implant Dentistry Journals
  72. Publication of statistically significant research findings in prosthodontics & implant dentistry in the context of other dental specialties
  73. Effect of material variation on the biomechanical behaviour of orthodontic fixed appliances: a finite element analysis
  74. Reporting quality of randomised controlled trials published in prosthodontic and implantology journals
  75. Treatment effects of fixed functional appliances in patients with Class II malocclusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  76. Choice of effect measure for meta-analyses of dichotomous outcomes influenced the identified heterogeneity and direction of small-study effects
  77. Autotransplantation of teeth in humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  78. Nickel hypersensitivity and orthodontic treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  79. Publication Bias & Small-study Effects in Pediatric Dentistry Meta-analyses
  80. Effect of overweight/obesity on response to periodontal treatment: systematic review and a meta‐analysis
  81. Success rates and risk factors of miniscrew implants used as temporary anchorage devices for orthodontic purposes
  82. Meta-analysis for orthodontists: Part I – How to choose effect measure and statistical model
  83. Meta-analysis for orthodontists: Part II – Is all that glitters gold?
  84. Treatment effects of removable functional appliances in patients with Class II malocclusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  85. Non-syndromic and syndromic keratocystic odontogenic tumors: Systematic review and meta-analysis of recurrences
  86. Reporting of Statistical Results in Prosthodontic and Implantology Journals: P Values or Confidence Intervals?
  87. Bias and small-study effects influence treatment effect estimates: a meta-epidemiological study in oral medicine
  88. Longer treatment times with self-ligated orthodontic brackets
  89. A systematic review and meta‐analysis of experimental clinical evidence on initial aligning archwires and archwire sequences
  90. Assessing small study effects and publication bias in orthodontic meta-analyses: a meta-epidemiological study
  91. Limited evidence on the best position for prosthetic margins
  92. Meta-analysis 101
  93. Clinical effects of pre-adjusted edgewise orthodontic brackets: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  94. Current evidence on clinical performance of miniscrew implants in orthodontic treatment
  95. The effect of prosthetic margin location on caries susceptibility. A systematic review and meta-analysis
  96. Reporting characteristics of meta-analyses in orthodontics: methodological assessment and statistical recommendations
  97. Effect of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Bone Turnover: An Evidence-Based Review
  98. Failure rates and associated risk factors of orthodontic miniscrew implants: A meta-analysis
  99. Effectiveness of pre‐surgical infant orthopedic treatment for cleft lip and palate patients: a systematic review and meta‐analysis
  100. Evaluation of methodology and quality characteristics of systematic reviews in orthodontics
  101. Clinical Effectiveness of Orthodontic Miniscrew Implants: a Meta-analysis