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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 255-258

Socket sclerosis, a rare complication in orthodontic tooth movement


Department of Orthodontics, MM College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
Navneet Arora Khurana
Department of Orthodontics, MM College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.76396

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Socket sclerosis is usually asymptomatic and does not require any treatment. The only potential complication arises during orthodontic treatment, wherein sclerosed socket of the premolar teeth may be an obstacle in closing the space by movement of teeth through the extraction space. This article demonstrates the problems encountered during the orthodontic treatment of a 20-year-old Malaysian woman with socket sclerosis and the treatment strategy employed to overcome the same.


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