"Orthodontic Retainers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Orthodontic appliances, fixed or removable, used to maintain teeth in corrected positions during the period of functional adaptation following corrective treatment. These appliances are also used to maintain the positions of the teeth and jaws gained by orthodontic procedures. (From Zwemer, Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p263)
- Orthodontic Retainers
- Retainers, Orthodontic
- Orthodontic Retainer
- Retainer, Orthodontic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Orthodontic Retainers" by people in Profiles.
Evaluation of 3 retention protocols using the American Board of Orthodontics cast and radiograph evaluation. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2013 Jul; 144(1):16-22.
Prostaglandin E2 levels in gingival crevicular fluid during tooth- and bone-borne expansion. Eur J Orthod. 2010 Jun; 32(3):336-41.
The 2005 C.T. Rowland Award orthodontic case report. Tex Dent J. 2006 Jul; 123(7):603-6.
Stability of transverse expansion in the mandibular arch. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2003 Sep; 124(3):288-93.