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Root resorption is an undesirable complication that can be commonly encountered during orthodontics treatment. As there is a growing number of patients in mixed dentition nowadays, it gives rise to the awareness amongthe orthodontists regarding such issue, especially when the orthodontic force is applied upon immature root tooth. By understanding types, mechanism, and factors related to orthodontic root resorption combined with a careful treatment planning, the problems can be potentially avoided.
The objective of this review article is to gather knowledge related to orthodontic treatment that affects root resorption and the changes of the root formation in the immature rooted tooth after orthodontic treatment.
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