Perception of orthodontists & post graduates regarding techniques to reduce orthodontic treatment duration: A prospective questionnaire study


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Author Details : Ankita Paul*, Jai Prakash Mongia, Danyasi Ashok Kumar, Yogesh Kumar Mahobia, Soumya Gupta, Minakshi Mukherjee

Volume : 9, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 129-132

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.idjsr.2021.024



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Abstract

Prolonged orthodontic treatment timing might cause pathologic changes like root resorptions, periodontal problems & psychological impact on patients. By shortening of treatment duration it helps to prevent undesired sequelae & increased motivation towards treatment. Recently a number of techniques with the potential to reduce treatment time had been administered. The major categories were: - Biological through local or systemic administration of drugs, Mechanical or physical stimulation such as vibrators & low energy lasers, surgically facilitated accelerated orthodontic treatment like corticotomy and piezocision. Therefore the aim of this study is to help in evaluating the knowledge & utilization of techniques used by an orthodontists & Post-graduates in their practice.
 

Keywords: Accelerated orthodontic treatment, Orthodontic treatment time, Prospective questionnaire study, Reduction in treatment time


How to cite : Paul A, Mongia J P, Kumar D A, Mahobia Y K, Gupta S, Mukherjee M, Perception of orthodontists & post graduates regarding techniques to reduce orthodontic treatment duration: A prospective questionnaire study. Int Dent J Stud Res 2021;9(3):129-132


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and Int Dent J Stud Res. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





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Received : 07-09-2021

Accepted : 30-09-2021

Available online : 16-10-2021


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