Trabecular and cortical bone as risk factors for orthodontic relapse.

INTRODUCTION Dental relapse of the mandibular incisors after orthodontic treatment is a common problem, and few risk factors have been identified. The purpose of this case-control study was to evaluate whether the amount or the structure of mandibular bone affects the potential for postorthodontic mandibular incisor relapse. METHODS The subject sample was… (More)