Anomalous dental morphology and root resorption during orthodontic treatment: a pilot study.

@article{Thongudomporn1998AnomalousDM,
  title={Anomalous dental morphology and root resorption during orthodontic treatment: a pilot study.},
  author={U Thongudomporn and Terry J Freer},
  journal={Australian orthodontic journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={162-7}
}
The present study investigated the relation between anomalous dental morphology and root resorption during orthodontic treatment. One hundred and eleven sets of orthodontic records (a total of 1,630 teeth) were examined. Root resorption was determined from post-treatment panoramic radiographs using a five-grade quantitative measurement. It was found that patients with short or blunt roots before treatment underwent significant root shortening during orthodontic treatment. Patients with any one… CONTINUE READING

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