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Review Papers | Dentistry | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021
Accelerated Orthodontics - Can the Orthodontic Treatment Time be Lessened?
Manash Jyoti Borah
Abstract: Orthodontic tooth movement occurs when force delivered to a tooth is transmitted to the adjacent investing tissues stimulating certain mechanical, chemical, and cellular events within these investing tissues, bringing structural changes and tooth movement. Orthodontic treatment time is a concern of a patient undergoing orthodontic treatment. Extended treatment time has certain drawbacks like root resorption, dental caries and gingival recession. The purpose of this article is to evaluate the various methods used in orthodontics to hasten the orthodontic treatment procedures.
Keywords: Orthodontic tooth movements, Accelerated Orthodontics, Interseptal alveolar surgery, corticotomy, corticision, Piezoicision, Microosteoperforations
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,
Pages: 1053 - 1057