I am very proud of the fact that, in addition to my practice, I can still participate in the world of science, and not only as a reader of scientific literature.
It is of course quite difficult for the head of a busy practice to do research himself. You will therefore find amongst my publications discussions of textbooks and courses, reviews, commentaries and literature summaries. It is very important for me to remain staunchly independent and to be able to scientifically justify my views. I am naturally very pleased to be able to make a small contribution to progress within our specialism.
Too much, too early, too long, too bad: German Orthodontics in the Light of Health Services Research
A summary article on specific deficiencies in German orthodontics. Unfortunately, these shortcomings, such as the often too early commencement of treatment and the absurdly long
In Germany clearly too many children, precisely almost two thirds of each year, are treated orthodontically. But it is even worse that these treatments are
Summary of my presentation at the Congress of the Public Health Service in Reutlingen on 29 April 2016, published in the journal Zahnärztlicher Gesundheitsdienst. In
An article covering two important issues: first unethical promotion of orthodontic treatment by promising health benefits which are hardly scientifically proven. And second, some conspicuous
Letter to: Kochel J, Meyer-Marcotty P, Witt E, Stellzig-Eisenhauer A. The effectiveness of the Bionator in the class II therapy: A comparative long-term study. Fortschr. Kieferorthop. 2012, volume 73, pp. 91-103 Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie 2013, volume 74, pp. 75-76
Unfortunately, people will always try to produce particularly good study results by just reviewing the very best cases out of a large number of the
Myths and Facts in Fixed Class II Therapy. In: Baxmann M. Hrsg., Fixed Equipment Class II Therapy. Proven methods and latest developments. Quintessenz Verlag, Berlin 2012, chapter 10, pp. 68-76
Here you can find my chapter for a textbook dealing with modern orthodontic treatment concepts, which was published by one of the most recommended scientific
Book Review: M. Cohen (ed.): Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning: Principles, Design, Implementation
Quintessence Publishing, Berlin, 2008. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie 2009; volume 70, no. 6, pp. 544-545 Download PDF (47 KB) (English)
Book Review: J.C. Türp, C. Summer, A. Hugger (ed.): The Puzzle of Orofacial Pain – Integrating Research into Clinical Management
Volume 15 of the series “Pain and Headache”. Karger, Basel 2007. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics/Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie 2009; vol. 70, issue 2, pp. 176-177