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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research


Accelerated orthodontics


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Author Details : Nausheer Ahmed, Nishat Sidiqha*, Shraddha Suryavanshi

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 47-52


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Abstract

Orthodontics has developed over years to meet the demands of the clinician and the patients. One of the primary concerns of the patients seeking orthodontic treatment is the duration of the treatment. In general, the duration required for fixed orthodontic treatment is about 2-3 years. There is increased demand for methods which accelerates the orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) with least possible side effects. Several methods have been reported to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement which include surgical methods, pharmacological methods, and mechanical stimulation. The aim of this article is to enumerate, and discuss the various methods of accelerating orthodontic tooth movement.

Keywords: Regional accelerate phenomenon, Corticotomy, Piezocision, Pharmacological agents, Low level laser therapy.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijodr.2019.011

How to cite : Ahmed N, Sidiqha N, Suryavanshi S, Accelerated orthodontics. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2019;5(2):47-52

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