Temporary lip paresthesia during orthodontic molar distalization: report of a case.

@article{Farronato2008TemporaryLP,
  title={Temporary lip paresthesia during orthodontic molar distalization: report of a case.},
  author={Giampietro Farronato and Umberto Garagiola and Davide Farronato and Luca Bolzoni and Elena Parazzoli},
  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={133 6},
  pages={898-901}
}
Lip paresthesia during mandibular molar orthodontic distalization is rare. When it occurs, it is often related to excessive dimensions of the mandibular second molar roots. In this clinical report, we describe a patient who developed lip paresthesia during orthodontic treatment. The paresthesia was relieved by immediate interruption of the forces applied to the mandibular second molars and pharmacologic therapy. Before fixed orthodontic treatment proceeds in patients with large tooth roots, it… CONTINUE READING