A brief history of orthodontic retention.

Fudalej, Piotr S.; Renkema, Anne-Marie (2021). A brief history of orthodontic retention. British dental journal, 230(11), pp. 777-780. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41415-021-2955-6

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The retention phase has become an accepted part of orthodontic therapy. Irrespective of the patient's age, underlying malocclusion or the type of mechanotherapy, an orthodontist will use some retention method in virtually every patient following completion of the active treatment. This article presents a short description of the history of orthodontic retention and highlights major developments in retention strategy.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > School of Dental Medicine > Department of Orthodontics

UniBE Contributor:

Fudalej, Piotr

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1476-5373

Publisher:

Springer Nature

Language:

English

Submitter:

Renate Imhof-Etter

Date Deposited:

16 Jun 2021 10:17

Last Modified:

20 Jun 2021 03:11

Publisher DOI:

10.1038/s41415-021-2955-6

PubMed ID:

34117438

BORIS DOI:

10.48350/156921

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/156921

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