Long-term evaluation of root resorption occurring during orthodontic treatment.

  title={Long-term evaluation of root resorption occurring during orthodontic treatment.},
  author={D N Remington and Donald R Joondeph and Jon {\AA}rtun and R A Riedel and Michael K. Chapko},
  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},
  volume={96 1},
The present study was undertaken to evaluate the long-term status of teeth that had undergone root resorption during active orthodontic treatment. A total of 100 patients who exhibited root resorption during appliance therapy were recalled at a mean period of 14.1 years (SD 0.4) after treatment. At those examinations full-mouth sets of periapical radiographs were taken and tooth mobility evaluated. Pretreatment, posttreatment, and long-term periapical radiographs were examined and compared for… CONTINUE READING
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