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Iatrogenic effects of orthodontic treatment: Decision making in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
This article was originally published by Wolters Kluwer and was migrated to Scientific Scholar after the change of Publisher; therefore Scientific Scholar has no control over the quality or content of this article.
How to cite this article: Vaid NR, Bryce L, Tanan J. Iatrogenic effects of orthodontic treatment: Decision making in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. APOS Trends Orthod 2015;5:169-70.
Source of Support: Nil. Conflict of Interest: None declared.
Author: Roberto Justus
Price: 159 USD Hard Cover, 100 USD E Book (Amazon), 24.99 USD Hard Cover with B/W Pics
ISBN: 978-3-319-183527(Hard Cover) 978-3-319-183524 (E-book)
Edition: 1st Ed
Iatrogenic effects are a reality with modern day mechanotherapy, which can jeopardize long-term effects of orthodontic treatment. Prof Roberto Justus has extensively researched and reviewed this area of orthodontic care through his extremely popular lectures and articles. This book is the first ever-orthodontic textbook that approaches this topic in great depth. The book is divided into three parts, focusing on white spot lesions, periodontal deterioration, and external apical root resorption (EARR).
In the first part of the book, the learning objective is minimization of the risks of enamel decalcifications as a result of orthodontic treatment, with special emphasis on enamel surface deproteinization and bonding with hybrid glass ionomer cement. The second part, focuses on prevention of periodontal deterioration, and explains how to avoid lower incisor proclination. Strategies to achieve ideal long-term alignment are described along with indications for different extraction protocols. In the third part, the etiology of EARR is deliberated, and strategies to minimize orthodontically induced EARR are discussed. Solutions on what to do, when EARR is detected in timely fashion, are also discussed.
Iatrogenic effects of orthodontic treatment is undoubtedly an excellent book for every orthodontic resident and specialist.
IATROGENIC EFFECTS OF ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT-DECISION-MAKING IN PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT
Table of contents
1. Prevention of White Spot Lesions (WSLs)
Fluoride-releasing composite resins
Non fluoride-releasing sealants
Composition of RMGICs
Setting reaction of Fuji Ortho LC
Preparation of the enamel surface
Increase in bracket shear bond strength with deproteinization
Rationale for deproteinizing enamel surfaces
Enamel etch-pattern types
Bracket shear bond strength
Increase in bracket shear bond strength by enamel moistening prior to bonding with RMGIC
Bracket failure rates
Clinical recommendations for bonding brackets with Fuji Ortho LC (guidelines)
Ligation methods in relation to WSL
Disadvantages of RMGIC
Enamel loss associated with orthodontic fixed appliances
Bracket removal recommendations (guidelines)
2. Prevention of Periodontal Deterioration/Damage
Problems associated with lower incisor proclination
Apical migration (recession) of the gingival margin
Increase in the magnitude of anterior open bite
Poor post-retention stability of lower incisor alignment
Deficient chin projection appearance and lip incompetence
3. Prevention of External Apical Root Resorption (EARR)
Etiology (genetic predisposition)
Clinical recommendations to protect patients from developing EARR (Root-Sparing Treatment Strategies)
Correction of anterior open bite
Recommendations to minimize the risk of malpractice lawsuits