International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2015, Vol. 1 Issue 3, Part A
Pregnancy and Orthodontics: The Interrelation
AUTHOR(S): Uday Nandkishorji Soni, Mayuresh J. Baheti, Nandlal G. Toshniwal, Ashwini R. Jethliya
ABSTRACT:Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful phases in a woman’s life. There is no any health reason why a pregnant woman cannot wear braces. Pregnancy may reduce velocity of Orthodontic Tooth Movement and subsequently increase treatment period, but patients should not be worried about get in trouble during pregnancy and orthodontic treatment, because the duration of orthodontic treatment is often more than pregnancy period. This article mainly emphasize on the collective effect of pregnancy related hormonal changes, drugs used in pregnancy, changing habits during pregnancy and certain condition during pregnancy like gingivitis on the orthodontic tooth movement.
Pages: 15-19 | 1356 Views 5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Uday Nandkishorji Soni, Mayuresh J. Baheti, Nandlal G. Toshniwal, Ashwini R. Jethliya. Pregnancy and Orthodontics: The Interrelation. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2015;1(3):15-19.