The development of white spot lesions is a risk associated with orthodontic treatment in patients with poor oral hygiene. This lecture will discuss the findings of a randomized controlled clinical trial on the durability of a fluoride releasing sealant in orthodontic patients.
Recognize the role of the orthodontist, general dentist and the patient in promoting and maintaining adequate oral hygiene.
Identify various methods of fluoride delivery systems to help minimize white spot lesions during orthodontic treatment.
Identify a basic practice protocol for prevention of white spot lesions.