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2017 Annual Session Conference

AS17B58C - Can We Really Accelerate Orthodontic Tooth Movement


Apr 25, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Apr 25, 2017 4:30pm


Description

Orthodontists are trying to accelerate the orthodontic tooth movement for the past 60 years. Reducing the treatment time decreases risk of caries, periodontal disease, root resorption, and increases patient satisfaction. This lecture will be focus on different minimal and moderate invasive procedures used to accelerate the orthodontic tooth movement. Furthermore, this lecture will also evaluate the limitations in achieving the accelerated tooth movement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the biology behind the accelerated tooth movement.
  • Discuss the different procedures used to accelerate the orthodontic tooth movement.
  • Discuss the potential limitations behind the accelerated tooth movement.

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