Revista Dental Press de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial
Print version ISSN 1415-5419
CUOGHI, Osmar Aparecido; SELLA, Rodrigo Castellazzi; MACEDO, Fernanda Azambuja and MENDONCA, Marcos Rogério de. Interdental stripping and it's clinical implications. Rev. Dent. Press Ortodon. Ortop. Facial [online]. 2007, vol.12, n.3, pp. 32-46. ISSN 1415-5419. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1415-54192007000300005.
BACKGROUND: A dental alignment and its stability are important objectives of the orthodontic treatment. The crowding in the anterior area is a common anomaly tooth position problem and, to obtain its correction, the clinical options to the orthodontist are extractions, expansion of dental arch, and dental stripping. Stripping are usually used but it is frequently questioned for the indications, techniques and conditions pre and post-treatment. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to present a discussion, based in the pertinent literature, of the main factors related to this clinical procedure.
Keywords : Interdental stripping; Crowding; Tooth movement.