This lecture will summarize our current knowledge of this perpetual problem by asking and answering a list of the ten most frequently asked questions about external apical root resorption caused by orthodontic tooth movement. Supporting evidence from research, literature, and clinical experience will be presented with a focus on clinical management.
Recognize the diagnostic and treatment risk factors of external apical root resorption.
Relate the risk of root resorption to new techniques and technologies.
Manage root resorption at all stages of orthodontic treatment.