“A Century of Orthodontic Progress” – Innovations in Orthodontics

Authors

  • Dr. Sonam Sehrawat SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana
  • Dr. M S Sidhu SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana
  • Dr. Seema Grover SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana
  • Dr. Mona Prabhakar SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/ojn.v11i1.39091

Keywords:

Bio printed scaffolds, Dentoalveolar distraction, Forensic orthodontics, Gene therapy, Holistics, Nanotechnology, Robotics

Abstract

Innovation is the roadmap towards improvement .Creation, implementation and execution of new ideas, methods and technology aiming at efficiency and improvement is known as innovation. Innovation is the roadmap towards improvement. The speciality of orthodontics has obtained new dimensions due to innovations such as holistic orthodontic approach, Laser assisted orthodontics, digitization in diagnosis and treatment planning, nanotechnology, genetically driven orthodontic treatment plans with gene therapy, interactive self ligating bracket and flash free adhesive coated appliance system, robotic wire bending, 3D bioprinted scaffolds to treat osseous defects of the craniofacial complex, forensic orthodontics, mobile apps in orthodontics and dentoalveolar distraction modalities. These innovations have lead to an accurate treatment with reduced clinician efforts, enhanced treatment precision and better patient compliance. The future of orthodontic speciality with these adjunts is bright and progressive. With reduced clinician’s efforts and improved patient’s compliance these advancement are certainly a boon to our orthodontic speciality

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Author Biographies

Dr. Sonam Sehrawat, SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana

Department of Orthodontics, Post-Graduate student

Dr. M S Sidhu, SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana

Department of Orthodontics, Professor and Head

Dr. Seema Grover, SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana

Department of Orthdontics, Professor

Dr. Mona Prabhakar, SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana

Department of Orthodontics, Professor

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Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Sehrawat, S., Sidhu, M. S. ., Grover, S., & Prabhakar, M. (2021). “A Century of Orthodontic Progress” – Innovations in Orthodontics. Orthodontic Journal of Nepal, 11(1), 65–71. https://doi.org/10.3126/ojn.v11i1.39091

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Review Articles