Nor Syakirah binti Shahroom

Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    A Retrospective Analysis on Interdental Bone Changes After Orthodontic Treatment
    Author(s): Nor Syakirah binti Shahroom and Ravindra Kumar Jain*

    Orthodontic treatment is known for its benefits of making teeth align properly along with improving occlusion and jaw relation. However, some risks and complications may be encountered by the patient including discoloration, decalcification, root resorption, periodontal complications, and allergies. A retrospective study was conducted in a private dental hospital to assess the changes in the interdental bone of the patients who underwent orthodontic fixed appliance treatment. A total number of 30 subjects who had undergone fixed appliance orthodontic treatment were divided into two groups in which 14 subjects were in Group A - non extraction group and 16 subjects were in Group B-extraction group. The interdental bone heights were measured from distal of lower canine to mesial of the second molar in the third and fourth quadrant and the mental foramen was selected as .. Read More»

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