Maurice Meade

Associate Professor Maurice Meade

Chair of Orthodontics

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Orthodontic retention

Orthodontic treatment outcomes

Validation

Ethics

Social media

 

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2021 - ongoing PR Begg Chair in Orthodontics University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University College Cork Ireland BDS
    University College Cork Ireland DClinDent (Orthodontics)
    University of Manchester United Kingdom Master of Dental Public Health
    University of Edinburgh United Kingdom LLM (Medical law and ethics)
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    MOrth RCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh United Kingdom
    FDS RCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh United Kingdom
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    MFDS RCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh United Kingdom
    MJDF RCSEng Royal College of Surgeons of England United Kingdom
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Mladenovic, M., Freezer, S., Dreyer, C., & Meade, M. J. (2024). The orthodontic extraction of second premolars: The influence on airway volume. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 166(1), 61-68.
    DOI
    2024 Meade, M. J., Jensen, S., Ju, X., Hunter, D., & Jamieson, L. (2024). Clear aligner therapy informed consent forms: A quality and readability evaluation. International Orthodontics, 22(2), 100873-1-100873-9.
    DOI
    2024 Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2024). Planned and achieved overjet and overbite changes following an initial series of Invisalign® aligners: A retrospective study of adolescent patients. International Orthodontics, 22(3), 100888-1-100888-8.
    DOI
    2024 Miranda e Paulo, D., Moreira-Santos, L. F., Tavares, M. C., Weir, T., Meade, M. J., & Flores-Mir, C. (2024). Clear aligner therapy practices among orthodontists practicing in Canada. Progress in Orthodontics, 25(1).
    DOI
    2024 Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2024). A Cross-Sectional Survey of the Use of Clear Aligners by General Dentists in Australia. Clinical and Experimental Dental Research, 10(4), e919.
    DOI
    2024 Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2024). Predicted and achieved overjet and overbite measurements with the Invisalign appliance: a retrospective study. The Angle orthodontist, 94(1), 3-9.
    DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
    2024 Woolley, J., Wright, N., & Meade, M. J. (2024). Usage of temporary anchorage devices: A cross-cultural and cross-sectional survey of orthodontists in Australia and the UK. International Orthodontics, 22(2), 100843-1-100843-12.
    DOI
    2024 Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2024). Clinical efficacy of the Invisalign mandibular advancement appliance: A retrospective investigation. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 165(5), 503-512.
    DOI Scopus2
    2024 Meade, M. J., Jensen, S., Ju, X., Hunter, D., & Jamieson, L. (2024). Assessment of the quality and accuracy of information contained within the websites of marketed orthodontic products: a cross-sectional investigation. The Angle Orthodontist, 94(3), 273-279.
    DOI
    2024 Meade, M. J., Blundell, H., Meade, E. A., Giulieri, C., & Weir, T. (2024). Invisalign Lite: a cross-sectional investigation of orthodontist treatment-planning practices. The Angle Orthodontist, 94(3), 280-285.
    DOI
    2024 Abasseri, T., Weir, T., & Meade, M. J. (2024). Interproximal reduction in the refinement phase of Invisalign treatment: A quantitative analysis. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 165(6), 1-8.
    DOI Scopus1
    2024 Mladenovic, M., Freezer, S., Dreyer, C., & Meade, M. J. (2024). Influence of second premolar extractions on the volume of the oral cavity proper: a control comparative cone-beam computed tomography volumetric analysis study. The Angle orthodontist, 94(1), 31-38.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Meade, M. J., Blundell, H., & Weir, T. (2023). Predicted overbite and overjet changes with the Invisalign appliance: a validation study. Angle Orthodontist, 94(1), 10-16.
    DOI Scopus2
    2023 Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2023). Clear aligner therapy procedures and protocols of orthodontists in New Zealand. Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 39(2), 123-135.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Meade, M. J., Ju, X., Hunter, D., & Jamieson, L. (2023). Compliance of orthodontic practice websites with ethical, legal and regulatory advertising obligations. International Orthodontics, 21(1), 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1 Europe PMC3
    2023 Jensen, E. D., Sethi, S., Poirier, B. F., & Meade, M. J. (2023). Advertising and general dental practice: how compliant are practice websites in Australia with legal requirements?. Australian Dental Journal, 68(2), 92-97.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC2
    2023 Bowman, E., Bowman, P., Weir, T., Dreyer, C., & Meade, M. J. (2023). Occlusal contacts and treatment with the Invisalign appliance: a retrospective analysis of predicted vs achieved outcomes. ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, 93(3), 275-281.
    DOI Europe PMC4
    2023 Bowman, E., Bowman, P., Weir, T., Dreyer, C. W., & Meade, M. J. (2023). Evaluation of the predicted vs. achieved occlusal outcomes with the Invisalign® appliance: A retrospective investigation of adult patients.. International Orthodontics, 21(2), 1-9.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS3 Europe PMC5
    2023 Meade, M. J., Ng, E., & Weir, T. (2023). Digital treatment planning and clear aligner therapy: A retrospective cohort study.. J Orthod, 50(4), 6 pages.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS2 Europe PMC6
    2023 Lin, T. H., Hughes, T., & Meade, M. J. (2023). The genetic and environmental contributions to variation in the permanent dental arch form: a twin study. European Journal of Orthodontics, 45(6), 868-874.
    DOI
    2023 Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2023). Treatment planning protocols with the Invisalign appliance: an exploratory survey. The Angle Orthodontist, 93(5), 501-506.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS1 Europe PMC2
    2023 Lim, Z. W., Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2023). The predictability of maxillary curve of Spee leveling with the Invisalign appliance. The Angle Orthodontist, 93(6), 638-643.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS1 Europe PMC2
    2023 Lim, Z. W., Weir, T., & Meade, M. J. (2023). The predictability of maxillary curve of Wilson leveling with the Invisalign appliance. Journal of the World Federation of Orthodontists, 12(5), 207-212.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC1
    2023 Meade, M. J., Sooriakumaran, P., Ju, X., Hunter, D., & Jamieson, L. (2023). Evaluation of orthodontic retention and retainer content on the Reddit social media website. Journal of the World Federation of Orthodontists, 12(5), 213-219.
    DOI Scopus2
    2023 Seifert, M. L., Weir, T., & Meade, M. J. (2023). Occlusal Contact Outcomes with Invisalign® Lite Treatment. Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 39(2), 1-6.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2023). Tooth agenesis: An overview of diagnosis, aetiology and management. Japanese Dental Science Review, 59, 209-218.
    DOI Scopus6 Europe PMC3
    2023 Giri, J., Bockmann, M., Brook, A., Farook, T. H., Meade, M., & Hughes, T. (2023). Heritability of dental arches and occlusal characteristics: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Orthodontics, 45(6), 854-867.
    DOI
    2023 Meade, M. J., Poirier, B., Ju, X., & Jamieson, L. (2023). Orthodontic patient experiences shared on social media: A scoping review. Seminars in Orthodontics, 29(4), 326-334.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    2023 Meade, M. J., Weir, T., Seehra, J., & Fleming, P. S. (2023). Clear aligner therapy practice among orthodontists in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland: A cross-sectional survey of the British Orthodontic Society membership. Journal of Orthodontics, 51(2), 120-129.
    DOI Scopus8 Europe PMC1
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). The quality and readability of online molar incisor hypomineralisation patient education materials: a systematic analysis.. Australian dental journal, 67(2), 159-167.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1 Europe PMC2
    2022 Carneiro, N. C. R., Nóbrega, M. T. C., Meade, M. J., & Flores-Mir, C. (2022). Retention decisions and protocols among orthodontists practicing in Canada: A cross-sectional survey. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 162(1), 51-57.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS3 Europe PMC4
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). Alveolar osteitis: A qualitative and readability assessment of patient information on the Internet. Oral Surgery, 15(4), 507-514.
    DOI Scopus1
    2022 Hatami, A., Dreyer, C. W., Meade, M. J., & Kaur, S. (2022). Effectiveness of Tongue-tie Assessment Tools in Diagnosing and Fulfilling Lingual Frenectomy Criteria: A Systematic Review.. Australian dental journal, 67(3), 212-219.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS4 Europe PMC4
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). Ectopic and impacted maxillary canines: A quality evaluation of online information.. Journal of orthodontics, 49(4), 1-10.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). Orthodontic extraction practices: a cross-sectional survey of orthodontists in Australia. AUSTRALASIAN ORTHODONTIC JOURNAL, 38(1), 227-236.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS1
    2022 Meade, M. J., Meade, E. A., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). Orthodontic clear aligners and TikTok videos: A content, reliability and quality analysis.. Int Orthod, 20(3), 1-8.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS4 Europe PMC6
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). Analysis of the information contained within TikTok videos regarding orthodontic retention.. J World Fed Orthod, 11(5), 170-175.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS2
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). Eruption disturbances in the mixed dentition: orthodontic considerations for primary dental care. Australian Dental Journal, 67(S1), S14-S23.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2 Europe PMC4
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). How readable are orthognathic surgery consent forms?. Int Orthod, 20(4), 7 pages.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS1 Europe PMC2
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Weir, T. (2022). A survey of orthodontic clear aligner practices among orthodontists. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 162(6), E302-E311.
    DOI Scopus22 WoS4 Europe PMC13
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). A Content Analysis of Orthodontic Treatment Information Contained within the Websites of General Dental Practices. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 26(4), 396-409.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2
    2022 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2022). Orthodontic treatment consent forms: A readability analysis. Journal of Orthodontics, 49(1), 32-38.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS3 Europe PMC2
    2021 Meade, M. J. (2021). Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a cross-sectional survey assessing the quality of information on the internet. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 133(4), e83-e90.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS3 Europe PMC1
    2021 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2021). An assessment of the treatment information contained within the websites of direct-to-consumer orthodontic aligner providers. Australian Dental Journal, 66(1), 77-84.
    DOI Scopus21 WoS8 Europe PMC8
    2020 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2020). What's in a hashtag: A content evaluation of Instagram posts related to orthodontic retention and retainers. Journal of the World Federation of Orthodontists, 10(1), 35-39.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS12 Europe PMC1
    2020 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2020). Facebook legal and regulatory advertising compliance by specialist orthodontic practices: a cross-sectional survey. AUSTRALASIAN ORTHODONTIC JOURNAL, 36(2), 168-174.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS2
    2020 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2020). Web-based information on orthodontic clear aligners: a qualitative and readability assessment.. Australian dental journal, 65(3), 225-232.
    DOI Scopus27 WoS19 Europe PMC6
    2020 Meade, M. J., & Millett, D. T. (2020). Orthodontic Bonded Retainers: a Narrative Review. Dental update, 47(5), 421-432.
    DOI Scopus6
    2020 Meade, M. J., Sooriakumaran, P., & Dreyer, C. W. (2020). Orthodontic retention and retainers: Quality of information provided by dental professionals on YouTube. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 158(2), 229-239.
    DOI Scopus23 WoS16 Europe PMC6
    2020 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2020). Orthodontic temporary anchorage devices: A qualitative evaluation of Internet information available to the general public. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 158(4), 612-620.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS9 Europe PMC4
    2020 Meade, M. J. (2020). Supernumerary Teeth: An overview for the general dental practitioner. Dental Update, 47(9), 729-738.
    DOI Scopus2
    2019 Meade, M. J., Weston, A., & Dreyer, C. W. (2019). Valid consent and orthodontic treatment. Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 35(1), 35-45.
    Scopus26 WoS20
    2019 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2019). A survey of retention and retainer practices of orthodontists in Australia. Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 35(2), 174-183.
    Scopus19 WoS12
    2019 Meade, M. J., & Dreyer, C. W. (2019). Evaluation of treatment risks and the quality of information contained within the websites of specialist orthodontists. AUSTRALASIAN ORTHODONTIC JOURNAL, 35(2), 143-151.
    Scopus16 WoS12
    2018 Meade, M. J. (2018). Sports mouthguards and orthodontic treatment. Dental Update, 45(9), 848-858.
    DOI Scopus2
    2015 Meade, M. J., & Millett, D. T. (2015). Vacuum-formed retainers: An overview. Dental Update, 42(1), 24-34.
    DOI Scopus16 Europe PMC4
    2014 Meade, M. J., Millett, D. T., & Cronin, M. (2014). Social perceptions of orthodontic retainer wear. European Journal of Orthodontics, 36(6), 649-656.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS13 Europe PMC9
    2013 Meade, M. J., & Millett, D. (2013). Retention protocols and use of vacuum-formed retainers among specialist orthodontists. Journal of Orthodontics, 40(4), 318-325.
    DOI Scopus60 WoS49 Europe PMC29
    2013 Meade, M. J., & Millett, D. T. (2013). An audit of orthodontic treatment eligibility among new patients referred to a Health Service Executive orthodontic referral centre.. Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59(5), 246-251.
    Scopus1
    2011 Meade, M. J., & Millett, D. T. (2011). An audit of the caries status of patients about to start orthodontic treatment.. Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 57(3), 156-160.
    Scopus1
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2024 Lin, T. -H., Meade, M., & Hughes, T. (2024). The role of genes and environment in human dental arch shape - a twin study. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2024 Annual Meeting, American Association of Biological Anthropologists. Los Angeles, California, USA.
    2023 Hughes, T., Gurr, A., Brook O'Donnell, M., Davis, K., Meade, M., & Brook, A. (2023). Customised 3D software: Intra-operator reliability of dental arch measurements. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2023 Conference, International Association for Dental Research ANZ Division. Sydney, Australia.
  1. Ranjitkar, Lin, Meade, Hughes, Bockmann. Geometric morphometric approach to assess the dental arch shape in Australian Twins U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $44,783.14. 2021-
  1. Ranjitkar, Anderson, Meade, Tan. Geometric morphometric (shape) analysis of craniofacial anomalies and malocclusion in hemifacial microsomia and mucopolysaccharidosis’. U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $64,618.46. 2021-
  1. Ranjitkar, Tan, Dreyer, Meade, Hamad, Anderson. Facial skeletal and occlusal features associated with malocclusion in hemifacial microsomia U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $30,540.22. 2021-
  1. Ranjitkar, Tan, Dreyer, Meade, Anderson. Geometric morphometric (shape) analysis of craniofacial variation and dental malocclusion in a murine model of Crouzon syndrome.  U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $31,272.22. 2022-
  1. Brook, Hughes, Meade. 3D measurement of teeth and dental arches – development and application of customised software.  U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $63,717.12. 2022-
  1. Meade, Weir, Blundell, Goh, Jensen, Jensen, Sooriakumuran. Component Analysis of Deep Overbite Correction with Invisalign® Aligners.  U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $42,379.26. 2021-
  1. Meade (on behalf of the U of A Orthodontic Department) Student research donation/grant – Support for multiple DClinDent (Orthodontics) postgraduate ‘thesis-by-publication’-based projects (per annum) ASOFRE. $12,000 (per annum) Ongoing
  1. Meade, Weir. Assessment of accuracy of linear and angular measurements for a new metrology programme. ASOFRE. $8800. 2023
  1. Meade, Weir. Consistency of Align-reported differences in overjet and overbite treatment changes with the Invisalign appliance and the measured outcomes by Geomagic metrology software.  ASOFRE. $8,800. 2023
  1. Meade, Weir. Clinical efficacy of the Invisalign Mandibular Advancement appliance in reducing overjet and correcting anteroposterior molar relationships: A retrospective case study.  ASOFRE. $8,800. 2023
  1. Meade, Weir. Assessment of accuracy of .stl model superimposition methods comparing standard metrology with superimposition on dental implants.  ASOFRE. $8,800. 2023-4
  1. Meade. Support for practitioner surveys   ASOFRE $2,304. 2018-Ongoing

13. Meade, Fleming. An evaluation of fixed anterior bite planes for overbite  reduction. U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $183,206.91. 2023

14. Meade, Weir, Blundell. Assessment of angular and linear positions of (central) incisors in the maxilla and mandible related to predicted change in vertical position in deep and open bite samples. U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $40,059.23. 2023-

15. Meade, Cornelis, Cattaneo. Effectiveness of clear plastic retainers in maintaining post-orthodontic treatment stability. U of A Kwok Paul Lee Bequest. $29,238.81. 2023-

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate teaching

* Bachelor of Dental Surgery: BDS (orthodontics) 

* Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (honours)

* Bachelor of Oral Health

 

Postgraduate teaching

* Doctor of Clinical Dentistry - Orthodontics

 

  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 - ongoing Principal Supervisor The Predictability of Labial Root Torque of Instanding Maxillary Lateral Incisors with the Invisalign® Applianc Adelaide Dental School Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other - Zahra'a Albarki
    2023 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Patient Experiences Of Orthognathic Surgery On Social Media Adelaide Dental School Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other - Mimi Ngo
    2023 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Estimation of centres of rotations for upper and lower incisors in anterior space closure cases with Invisalign® treatment Adelaide Dental School Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other - Darshan Desai
    2022 - 2023 Principal Supervisor Quantitative assessment of interproximal reduction performed during the refinement phase of Invisalign treatment Adelaide Dental School Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (Honours) Honours Full Time Tarek Abasseri
    2022 - 2023 Principal Supervisor Class II correction outcomes with clear aligners and intermaxillary elastics in growing patients Adelaide Dental School Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (Honours) Honours Full Time Bariah Ahmad
    2022 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Analysis of Online Information regarding Periodontal Surgery and Patients’ Experience on Social Media Platforms Adelaide Dental School Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics) Other - William Mak
    2022 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Predictability of moderate to severe upper and lower central incisor lingual root torque with Invisalign® aligners: A retrospective study. Adelaide Dental School Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other - Nancy Rajan
    2022 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Predictability of root parallelism of teeth adjacent to premolar extraction spaces with the Invisalign appliance: a retrospective stud Adelaide Dental School Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other - Abi Thilagalavanian
    2022 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Orthodontic service provision in Australia Adelaide Dental School Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other - Andrew Wang
    2021 - 2023 Principal Supervisor The Genetic and Environmental Contributions to the Dental Arch Form University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other Full Time Ting-Han Lin
    2021 - 2023 Principal Supervisor The predictability of levelling the maxillary curves of Spee and Wilson with the Invisalign® appliance University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other Full Time Zi Wei Lim
    2021 - 2023 Principal Supervisor Patterns of orthodontic treatment among Australian children University of Adelaide Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) Other Full Time Philip Nguyen
    2020 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Effectiveness of current tongue-tie classification assessment tools in diagnosing and fulfilling lingual frenectomy criteria: a systematic review Adelaide Dental School Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (Honours) Honours Full Time Amir Hatami
  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2022 - ongoing Secretary Federal Council Australian Society of Orthodontists Australia
    2020 - 2022 Director Federal Council Australian Society of Orthodontists Australia
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing Member Adelaide Orthodontic Alumni Network University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - 2019 Treasurer Australian Society of Orthodontists (SA Branch) Australian Society of Orthodontists (SA Branch) Australia
    2017 - 2019 Secretary Australian Society of Orthodontists Foundation for Research and Education Australian Society of Orthodontists Australia
    2016 - 2017 Member Australian Society of Orthodontists Foundation for Research and Education Australian Society of Orthodontists Australia
    2015 - 2017 Secretary Australian Society of Orthodontists (SA Branch) Australian Society of Orthodontists (SA Branch) Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2013 - ongoing Member Australian Dental Association Australia
  • Event Participation

    Date Event Name Event Type Institution Country
    2023 - 2023 MR Sims CPD Day Conference University of Adelaide Australia
    2022 - 2022 MR Sims CPD Day Conference University of Adelaide Australia
    2021 - 2021 MR Sims CPD Day Conference University of Adelaide Australia
  • Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice

    Date Title Type Institution Country
    2010 - ongoing Peer reviewer Peer Review Wide ranging -
  • Position: Chair of Orthodontics
  • Phone: 83137534
  • Email: maurice.meade@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Science, floor 10
  • Org Unit: Dental

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