Root resorption after orthodontic treatment: a review.

  title={Root resorption after orthodontic treatment: a review.},
  author={Archana Jatania and B. M. Shivalinga and J. V. Sai Kiran},
  journal={International journal of orthodontics},
  volume={23 2},
Root resorption that occurs in permanent teeth is an unwanted process and is considered pathologic. Although apical root resorption occurs in individuals who have never experienced orthodontic tooth movement, the incidence among treated individuals is seen to be significantly higher. Some resorption occurs in most orthodontic patients, but because of repair the changes are difficult to detect with radiographic examination and therefore are clinically insignificant. This article gives a review… CONTINUE READING

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