External apical root resorption in patients treated with conventional and self-ligating brackets.

@article{Pandis2008ExternalAR,
  title={External apical root resorption in patients treated with conventional and self-ligating brackets.},
  author={Nikolaos Pandis and Maria Nasika and Argyro Polychronopoulou and Theodore Eliades},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2008},
  volume={134 5},
  pages={646-51}
}
INTRODUCTION Our aim was to comparatively investigate the amount of external apical root resorption (EARR) between conventional and passive self-ligating brackets. METHODS Ninety-six patients were selected from a pool of patients satisfying the following inclusion criteria: no evidence of resorption on the pretreatment panoramic radiographs; no contributing history of trauma; no dilacerations of lateral incisor roots, maxillary anodontia, and impacted canines; complete root formation at the… CONTINUE READING
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