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Iatrogenic Effects of Bonding in Orthodontics - A Narrative Review

Helen Rachel Xavier, U B Rajasekaran, Aniruddh V Yashwant, Vijay Kumar V, Lijin James, Basil Joseph

Keywords : Iatrogenic, Enamel cracks, White spot lesions (WSL)

Citation Information : Xavier HR, Rajasekaran UB, Yashwant AV, V VK, James L, Joseph B. Iatrogenic Effects of Bonding in Orthodontics - A Narrative Review. 2018; 8 (2):69-74.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-8-2-69

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Various procedures performed from the start till the end of orthodontic treatment such as bonding and debonding involve profound care and caution by the clinician. This can prevent iatrogenic effects of bonding procedures such as occurrence of white spot lesions, enamel cracks, tearouts and irreversible damage to the pulp. This review focuses on the various iatrogenic effects encountered and the possible precautions to be taken to prevent these effects from occurring.

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