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Aligner Treatment in the Teenage Patient

VOLUME 47 : NUMBER 02 : PAGES (115-119) 2013

ORHAN TUNCAY, DMD

S. JAY BOWMAN, DDS, MSD

BRIAN AMY, DDS

JONATHAN NICOZISIS, DMD

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Orthodontic therapy with fixed appliances has certain inherent drawbacks, including increased oral bacteria and microflora, dental and soft-tissue discomfort, and poor esthetics. Teenage patients may be particularly reluctant to undergo fixed-appliance treatment for social reasons, but doctors and parents have been skeptical about their willingness to cooperate with removable clear aligners.

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