Clinical and radiographic observation of the periodontium in patients undergoing orthodontic therapy: first twenty-seven months
Blank, Barry S.
McAraw, James R.
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Twenty-two male patients from 12-14 years of age were selected prior to active orthodontic therapy at Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry's Departmant of Orthodontics. These patients were projected to undergo full-banded orthodontic treatnent. The objective of this investigation was designed as a long tenn project to document the quantitative and qualitative changes occurring in the periodontium during and following orthodontic therapy. The patients were examined for the first 9 month period by Dr. Stuart Sears and Dr. Sergio Tejedor-Leon. Relocation of two families reduced the number of patients to twenty which were examined for the second 9 nonth period by Dr. Robert E. Roe and Dr. Robert P. Rubins. [TRUNCATED]
Thesis (MSD) --Boston University (Periodontics).Includes bibliographic references: leaves 84-89.
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