EC Dental Science

Review Article Volume 22 Issue 12 - 2023

Possible Risks of Orthodontic Treatment

Ali AlShehri1*, Ziyad Alammari2, Abdulmajeed Mahrous3, Khaled Alshehry4, Hana Aleisawi1, Haya AlEid5 and Ph/ Faisal AlGhamdi6

1Consultant Orthodontist, PMAH, MOH, Riyadh, KSA
2Consultant Endodontist, PMAH, MOH, Riyadh, KSA
3Orthodontist, KFH, Madina, KSA
4Orthodontist, PSMMC, MOD, Riyadh, KSA
5Orthodontist, PMAH, MOH, Riyadh, KSA
6Co-ordinator of Vaccine & Sera, Public Health, MOH, Riyadh, KSA

*Corresponding Author: Ali AlShehri, Consultant Orthodontist, PMAH, MOH, Riyadh, KSA.
Received: November 02, 2023; Published: November 17, 2023

This review looks at some of the possible risks associated with orthodontic treatment. It is feasible to understand that these risks result from a combination of patient and treatment-related factors. The potential risks of orthodontic treatment involve pain, root resorption, pulp degeneration, periodontal damage, TMJ disfunction, dental decay, speech difficulties, and white spot lesion of the enamel. Generally, treatment factors include material and design of the appliance, the amount of force, and the length of the treatment, whereas patient factors include behaviour and compliance of the patients. As a result, the orthodontist should have a thorough grasp of these risks in order to get informed consent prior to orthodontic treatment.

Keywords: Orthodontic Treatment; Root Resorption; Pulp Degeneration; Periodontal Damage; TMJ Disfunction

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Ali AlShehri., et al. “Possible Risks of Orthodontic Treatment”.”. EC Dental Science 22.12 (2023): 01-10.