What type of tooth movement can removable appliances produce?

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Sunday 20 December 2009 with 0 comments



Orthopantomogram: Mixed dentitionImage via Wikipedia
At present, removable appliances are indicated primarily for three major uses:

  • Growth modification during mixed dentition
  • Limited (tipping) tooth movements, especially for arch expansion or correction of individual tooth malpostion
  • Retention after comprehensive treatment

Category: Orthodontics Notes

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