Keywords : accelerated orthodontics
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 2182-2189
Orthodontic treatment faces major challenges considering the treatment duration because prolonged treatment time causes problems like discomfort to the patient as well as periodontal diseases, caries, root resorption. Various methods like surgical, mechanical/physical stimulation, drugs have been introduced to accelerate orthodontic treatment , these procedures allow structural alteration and help in tooth movement. These methods proved to reduce treatment time. Hence, this article reviews various methods to accelerate orthodontic treatment.