Socket sclerosis, a rare complication in orthodontic tooth movement

Khurana, Navneet Arora and Khurana, Gaurav and Uppal, Nakul (2010) Socket sclerosis, a rare complication in orthodontic tooth movement. Contemporary Clinical Dentistry , 1 (4).

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

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Orthodontic treatment, problems encountered and management socket sclerosis.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2011 05:30
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2011 05:30

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