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Quintessence Publishing: Journals: ORTHODONTICS
ORTHODONTICS
The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement

Formerly World Journal of Orthodontics

Edited by
Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc (Editor-in-Chief)

ISSN 2160-2999 (print) / ISSN 2160-3006 (online)

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Publication:
Fall 2004
Volume 5 , Issue 3

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Orthodontic and Periodontal Considerations in Managing Teeth Exhibiting Significant Delay in Eruption

Smaragda Kavadia-Tsatala, DDS, Dr Dent/Lazaros Tsalikis, DDS, Dr Dent/Eleftherios G. Kaklamanos, DDS/ Sossani Sidiropoulou, DDS, Dr Dent/Konstantinos Antoniades, DDS, MD, Dr Dent, Dr Med

Pages: 224229
PMID: 15612341

Aim: Significant delay in tooth eruption may be observed in many orthodontic patients. This delay may lead to complications, such as devitalization, ankylosis, external root resorption, injury to the adjacent teeth, and mucogingival problems. These complications may result in prolonged treatment time, esthetic deformities, damage to the periodontal tissues, and tooth loss. This report investigates the special considerations needed in treating such cases. Methods: Combined orthodontic and surgical treatment can be used in managing teeth exhibiting significant delay in eruption. Results: A high rate of success can be achieved in terms of esthetics, occlusion, and periodontal health. Conclusion: Nontraumatic surgery, adequate control of gingival inflammation, and use of minimal orthodontic forces may ensure a higher percentage of success and prevention of problems associated with teeth exhibiting significant delay in eruption. World J Orthod 2004;5:224229.

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