Guidelines for periodontal care and follow-up during orthodontic treatment in adolescents and young adults

@inproceedings{Levin2012GuidelinesFP,
  title={Guidelines for periodontal care and follow-up during orthodontic
treatment in adolescents and young adults},
  author={Liran Levin and Shmuel Einy and Hadar Zigdon and Dror Aizenbud and Eli E. Machtei},
  booktitle={Journal of applied oral science : revista FOB},
  year={2012}
}
Aggressive periodontitis is characterized by non-contributory medical history, rapid attachment loss and bone destruction and familial aggregation of cases. Aggressive periodontitis (both localized and generalized) is usually diagnosed in a young population. This is frequently the age that an orthodontic care is provided to this population. The aim of the present paper is to draw guidelines for periodontal evaluation and monitoring prior to and during active orthodontic treatment. Strict… CONTINUE READING