Orthodontic approach for adult patients

By Dr. Dennis C. Lim

As the general population raises its level of dental consciousness, we find more adults seeking orthodontic treatment. Treating these adult cases can be quite complex. We are more likely to encounter dentitions with restorations, crowns and bridges and missing teeth. Adults may also have periodontally compromised and endodontically treated teeth.

This lecture will discuss several techniques in treating various adult orthodontic cases. The risks and benefits of treatment will also be weighed.