Socket sclerosis: A rare complication obstructing orthodontic tooth movement

Khurana, Navneet Arora and Khurana, Gaurav and Uppal, Nakul (2011) Socket sclerosis: A rare complication obstructing orthodontic tooth movement. Orthodontics (Chic) , 12 (2). e1-e5.

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Abstract

Socket sclerosis is usually asymptomatic and does not require any treatment. The only potential complication arises during orthodontic treatment, wherein a sclerosed socket of the premolars may be an obstacle in closing spaces by movement of teeth through the extraction space. This article demonstrates the problems encountered during the orthodontic treatment of a 20-year-old woman with socket sclerosis and the treatment strategy employed to overcome the same

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: socket sclerosis, orthodontic treatment, problems encountered, management
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2013 11:29
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2013 11:29
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/136671

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