EXTERNAL APICAL ROOT RESORPTION IN ORTHODONTIC PATIENTS: AN OVERVIEW
Dr. Tulika Tripathi*, Dr. Pavan Kumar Shukla, Dr. Shilpa Kalra
External apical root resorption (EARR) is an inevitable complication of fixed orthodontic treatment. EARR is multifactorial, influenced by a combination of environmental and host factors. Orthodontist should know the risk factors of EARR and do everything to reduce this. This review describes the literature regarding the association between orthodontic treatment and EARR.
Keywords: external apical root resorption, root resorption, orthodontics.
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