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Vol. 69, No. 6
ISSN: 1488-2159
June 2003


Enamel Reduction Procedures in Orthodontic Treatment


• P. Emile Rossouw, BSc, BChD, BChD (Hons), MChD (Ortho), PhD, FRCD(C) •
• Andrew Tortorella, BSc, DDS •

A b s t r a c t

Various combinations of enamel reduction procedures can be used to create space between teeth, to correct discrepancies between mandibular and maxillary teeth and to correct morphologic anomalies during orthodontic treatment. In particular, acid-enhanced interproximal enamel reduction significantly reduces surface roughness. This article presents a review of the literature on enamel reduction procedures.


MeSH Key Words: dental enamel/surgery; malocclusion/surgery; orthodontics, corrective/methods
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