Staging Orthodontic Aligners for Complex Orthodontic Tooth Movement


  • Shivam Mehta
  • Dolly Patel
  • Sumit Yadav

Received Date: 09.08.2020 Accepted Date: 06.03.2021 Turk J Orthod 2021;34(3):202-206

The recent trend in orthodontics has shown an increased shift toward aligner therapy. For years, orthodontists have used fixed preadjusted appliances for orthodontic treatment. Even though fixed appliances have been highly efficient in the treatment of orthodontic malocclusions, they are not as esthetic as clear aligners. The purpose of this article is to review the staging of orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) with aligner therapy.

Keywords: Aligner therapy, preadjusted edgewise appliance, complex orthodontic tooth movement