This innovative periodontal augmentation procedure, combining regenerative periodontal therapy with simultaneous orthodontic treatment, enables the orthodontist to minimize potential iatrogenic risk factors often associated with orthodontic therapy. Favorably positioned teeth, plus an enhanced muco-gingival complex, facilitates ideal and predictable post treatment esthetics and function.
Identify iatrogenic risk factors associated with orthodontic therapy.
Describe etiological issues contributing to these risk factors.
Prescribe appropriate hard and soft tissue grafting therapies to minimize the various risk factors, for long term post treatment success.