The importance of orthodontic treatment for the increase of the radical overlay previsibility: Case report




Orthodontics; Gingival Recession; Periodontics.


Introduction: Gingival recession is established through several factors and its treatment can be planned integrating surgical procedures with the aid of orthodontic treatment. Methods: In this context, a 36-year-old woman sought dental treatment to realign the right lower central incisor. A localized gingival recession was verified, being related to poor positioning of the root. The patient had undergone previous orthodontic treatment, as well as periodontal surgical treatment, after which there was no success. Results: After the planning of the case, the dental element was reallocated through orthodontic movement and then the periodontal surgical treatment was performed. With the results obtained, the improvement of gingival recession through orthodontic and periodontal surgical treatment is discussed. Conclusions: This clinical report shows that the gingival graft, performed after tooth movement, can increase the probability of good results in reducing root exposure.


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MENDONÇA, A. K. P. de; COSTA, R. S. G. da S.; PEREIRA, H. S. G.; LINS, R. D. A. U.; MARTINS, A. R. L. de A.; GURGEL, B. C. de V.; DANTAS, E. M. The importance of orthodontic treatment for the increase of the radical overlay previsibility: Case report. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 6, p. e36510613526, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i6.13526. Disponível em: Acesso em: 23 mar. 2023.



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