Efficacy of Three Different Remineralising Agents on White Spot Lesions During Fixed
Orthodontics Treatment - A Controlled Clinical Trial
Priyanka Choudhary*, Payal Sharma, Achint Juneja and Shuchi
Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, ITS CDSR Dental College Murad Nagar Ghaziabad, UP, India
*Corresponding Author: Priyanka Choudhary, Department of Orthodontics and
Dentofacial Orthopedics, ITS CDSR Dental College Murad Nagar Ghaziabad, UP, India.
Received: December 19, 2022; Published: January 05, 2023
Aim: The aim of the present article was to deepen the discussion of inducing a rapid increase in the volume of dental plaque which has a lower pH which in turns result in white spot lesions.
Methods: Based on evidences found in the literature, the method focussed in providing the basis for clinical decision-making.
Results: The present study showed that significant decalcification occurred within only 6 months after orthodontic bonding by using products like Clinpro creme, MI varnish, tooth min. Considering how quickly these lesions can develop and become irreversible, early diagnosis is of critical importance. Given the high number of lesions that were found at 6 months, it is crucial to evaluate the oral hygiene status of patients during the first months of orthodontic treatment, and if necessary, to implement preventive actions immediately, in order to prevent demineralization.
Conclusion: In the present study, we demonstrated that the tendency of plaque to accumulate around fixed orthodontic appliances can result in rapid demineralization. Despite recent advances, prevention of demineralization during orthodontic treatment is one of the greatest challenges faced by clinicians. For each patient, there is a need to develop an oral hygiene protocol that should be followed both at home and at the dental practice.
Keywords:Fixed Orthodontics Appliance; White Spot Lesions; Remineralization Agents
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