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Potential Hazards of Orthodontic Treatment – What Your Patient Should Know

Ellis, P.E. and Benson, P.E. (2002) Potential Hazards of Orthodontic Treatment – What Your Patient Should Know. Dental Update, 29. pp. 492-496. ISSN 0305-5000


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Orthodontic treatment carries with it the risks of tissue damage, treatment failure and an increased predisposition to dental disorders. The dentist must be aware of these risks in order to help the patient make a fully informed choice whether to proceed with orthodontic treatment. This paper outlines the potential hazards and suggests how they may be avoided or minimized.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Reproduced from Dental Update, by permission of George Warman Publications (UK) Ltd.
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Dentistry (Sheffield) > Department of Oral Health and Development (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Philip Benson
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2005
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 07:57
Published Version: http://www.dental-update.co.uk/
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/401

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