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2017 Annual Session Conference

AS17B46C - Orthodontically-induced Root Resorption: What Every Clinician Needs to Know

‐ Apr 24, 2017 3:30pm

This lecture will review the scientific literature on orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR). Detection, incidence and prevalence will be discussed. A summary of orthodontic treatment risk factors and patient systemic risk factors will be presented and examined from an evidence based approach. This will be followed by a review of some clinical management strategies aimed to decrease the incidence and severity of OIIRR.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the term Orthodontically induced imflammatory root resorption (OIIRR).
  • Identify both orthodontic treatment and systemic risk factors associated with OIIRR.
  • Evaluate and manage OIIRR as it occurs in clinical practice.


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