Orthodontic retention: what's on the horizon?

Littlewood SJ, Dalci O, Dolce C, Holliday LS, Naraghi S

Br Dent J 230 (11) 760-764 [2021-06-00; online 2021-06-11]

Orthodontic retention remains one of the great challenges in orthodontics. In this article, we discuss what is on the horizon to help address this challenge, including biological approaches to reduce relapse, treating patients without using retainers, technological developments, personalised medicine and the impact of COVID-19 on approaches to orthodontic retention.

Category: Health

Type: Journal article

PubMed 34117435

DOI 10.1038/s41415-021-2937-8

Crossref 10.1038/s41415-021-2937-8

pii: 10.1038/s41415-021-2937-8

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