Empiricism, inductivism and logical reasoning in orthodontic research. Part II: Formulating and testing a working hypothesis.

T. Eliades, W.A. Brantley
Hellenic Orthodontic Review 1998;1:135-43.

Fundamental aspects of the formulation of hypotheses and the construction of methodologies for orthodontic research are discussed in this review. Examples are presented from the scientific literature to illustrate the complexity of orthodontic research and the necessity of logical reasoning.

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