Periodontal status of first molars during orthodontic treatment.

@article{Ahmed2011PeriodontalSO,
  title={Periodontal status of first molars during orthodontic treatment.},
  author={Imtiaz Ahmed and Saif ul Haque and Rozina Nazir},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          55-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The most important aetiological factor of periodontal disease is plaque deposition around gingival margin. The aim of the study was to investigate the negative changes in periodontal health (increase in pocket depth) of first molars in fixed orthodontic treatment and to discuss the available options to avoid it. METHODS Group A (6 month of treatment) comprised of 45 patients, compared to Group B (12 month of treatment) comprised of 45 patients. Initial pocket depth of first molars… CONTINUE READING

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