Armstrong J, Seehra J, Andiappan M, Jones AG, Papageorgiou SN, Cobourne MT 2020 Palatal rugae morphology is associated with variation in tooth number. Scientific reports 10: 19074

Sample Chapter from the Handbook of Orthodontics: Chapter 14: Evidence Based Orthodontics

Yaqoob O, Dibiase AT, Fleming PS, Cobourne MT (2014) Use of the Clark Twin Block functional appliance with and without an upper labial bow: a randomized controlled trial. Angle Orthod 82: 363-369.

Cobourne MT, Williams A, Harrison M (2014) National clinical guidelines for the extraction of first permanent molars in children. Br Dent J 217: 643-648.

Sample lecture from a recent EBO Course

Martyn Cobourne: ​Interceptive management of palatal displaced maxillary canines


This page provide a number of electronic resources that are available to download. This includes a free sample chapter on Evidence Based Orthodontics from the current version of our textbook, a sample lecture from one of the EBO courses on Interceptive Management of the Palatal Maxillary Canine and a selection of publications, including guidelines for the extraction of first permanent molars and unerupted maxillary incisor teeth.. 

We will be add further material over the coming months, including some more publications. We hope that visitors to this site will find these resources useful and welcome any feedback though our email address:


Cobourne MT, Irving M, Sellar A (2020) Welcome to the new genomics: an introduction to the NHS Genomic Medicine Service for oral healthcare professionals. Br Dent J 229: 682-686.

Seehra J, Yaqoob O, Patel S, O'Neill J, Bryant C, Noar J, Morris D, Cobourne MT (2018) National clinical guidelines for the management of unerupted maxillary incisors in children. Br Dent J 224: 779-785.