The development of white spot lesions (WSLS) is a significant risk associated with orthodontic treatment when oral hygiene is poor. Fixed orthodontic appliances transform procedures of conventional oral hygiene more difficult and increase the number of sites plaque retention. While prevalence values vary, the data are sufficient to consider the demineralization as a important problem, making prevention during treatment one of the major clinical challenges. The purpose of this paper is review to date the available literature regarding the etiology, prevention and treatment of white spots associated with orthodontic treatment with dental braces.
|Translated title of the contribution||White spot lesions in dentistry. Current concepts|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Avances en Odontoestomatologia|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2016|
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