Expansion: how much can the periodontium tolerate?

  title={Expansion: how much can the periodontium tolerate?},
  author={Turi Bassarelli and Birte Melsen},
  journal={Clinical orthodontics and research},
  volume={4 4},
Arch length discrepancy can be resolved either by extraction or expansion. Normally, the choice of the clinician is founded on evidence-based treatment outcome reports. The adverse effect related to either approach is considered carefully before deciding. In the adult patient, the retraction of soft tissues consequent to extractions may be undesirable. Also… CONTINUE READING