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Modern Research in Dentistry

Relationship Between Orthodontic Treatment and Gingival Recession: A Mini-Review

  • Open or CloseDai Tsuchida* and Masahiro Iijima

    Department of Oral Growth and Development, Japan

    *Corresponding author: Dai Tsuchida, Division of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Department of Oral Growth and Development, School of Dentistry, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Japan

Submission: April 13, 2023Published: April 25, 2023

DOI: 10.31031/MRD.2023.07.000671

Volume7 Issue5


Gingival recession is a common phenomenon classified as a manifestation of periodontal disease, and its prevalence increases with age. While improper brushing pressure and bruxism are among the multifactorial causes of gingival recession, there is ongoing debate regarding its relationship with orthodontic treatment. This mini review aims to examine the relationship between orthodontic treatments and gingival recession, as well as preventive and treatment methods for gingival recession.

Keywords:Orthodontic treatment; Gingival recession; Tooth movement; Risk factors; Prevention

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