The aim of this presentation is to update the new strategies in adult orthodontic treatment with reduced periodontal attachment. 1250 patients (28-83 years old) were analyzed and pre-treatment, 4.8 and up 22 years post treatment results were evaluated. New protocols will be discussed while considering the individual treatment objectives. The results confirmed that a significant osseous repair was achieved in almost 90% of the patients.
Recognize and treat patients with reduced periodontal attachment.
Identify special considerations with patients that have been taking different medications that could have a significant effect on the bone turnover, specially in women during menopause.
Effectively deal with this difficult type of patient.