Romanian Journal of Medical and Dental Education Volum 9 Issue 3, 2020 CLINICAL EVALUATION OF ORTHODONTIC PATIENTS BEFORE AND AFTER THE PLACEMENT OF FIXED APPLIANCES

CLINICAL EVALUATION OF ORTHODONTIC PATIENTS BEFORE AND AFTER THE PLACEMENT OF FIXED APPLIANCES

Ioana-Andreea Sioustis, Maria-Alexandra Martu, Ionut Luchian, Irina-Georgeta Sufaru, Liliana Pasarin, Bogdan Vasiliu, Diana-Cristala Kappenberg-Nitescu, Alexandru Flondor, Sorina-Mihaela Solomon

Abstract

This study highlights the importance of regular periodontal control in orthodontics. Fix orthodontic treatment impairs a good hygiene and could lead to several complications. Materials and methods. In this study enrolled 20 subjects that met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. The informed consent was signed by all the patients. Results and Discussion. Bleeding on probing and hygiene were assessed before the placement of fixed orthodontic appliances and after. Comparing the values, we found that BOP values increased after placement of fixed orthodontic appliances. Hygiene was not found to be in an optimal level.  Conclusions. The results found emphasize the need of regular periodontal control in order to detect and prevent any periodontal issues that could influence the periodontal status.

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