The Role of Biology in Orthodontic Practice

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Orthodontic tooth movement results from forces applied to teeth, that evoke cellular responses in the teeth and their surrounding tissues, including the periodontal ligament, alveolar bone, and gingiva. According to Profs Young Guk Park (Korea) and Ze’ev Davidovitch (USA), it is advantageous for the orthodontist to know the details of the biological events that unfold during tooth movement, because some of these details may differ from one person to another.

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