Lesiones de mancha blanca en Ortodoncia. Conceptos actuales

Translated title of the contribution: White spot lesions in dentistry. Current concepts

Juan Vargas Sanhueza, P. Vargas Del Valle, H. Palomino

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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 contributionWhite spot lesions in dentistry. Current concepts
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)215-221
Number of pages7
JournalAvances en Odontoestomatologia
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • General Dentistry


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