IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research


The common problems encountered during orthodontic


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Article Type : Short Communication

Author Details: Priyanka Rai*,Tripti Tikku,Rohit Khanna,Rana Pratap Maurya,Snehlata Verma

Volume : 5

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-9364

Print ISSN : 2581-9356

Article First Page : 37

Article End Page : 40


Abstract

Orthodontic treatment helps the patients in improving dental and facial aesthetics, providing stable and good functioning of dentition. Above all it also builds up self-esteem. Various problems can be encountered during the course of treatment that add discomfort in day to days life of the patients. Hence this short survey was conducted to highlight the problems encountered when Orthodontic treatment is provided for patients. It includes questionnaire regarding appearance, pain, ulceration, Oral hygiene maintenance, diet restrictions, bad odours, gum problems, fear of extraction, Multiple appointments, etc, that had to answered as yes, no or at times. Patients were also asked to rank three main problems as first, second and third.

Keywords: Short survey.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijodr.2019.009