Annual Scientific Congress of the Korean Association of Orthodontists
PASSION FOR A LONG JOURNEY :
Nature vs Nurture
November 5(Thu) - 6(Fri), 2020
Precongress: November 1(Sun) / VOD: November 7(Sat) - 8(Sun)
Long-term monitoring report on post-orthodontic treatment stability based on my 30 years of clinical experience
Dr. Yoonsic Chun
Present: Professor of Ewha Womans Uni. Medical college, and Graduate School of Clinical Dentistry
Present: CEO of E-wireligner company
Present: Trustee of KAO, and Orthodontic Specialist
Past: Dean of Ewha Womans Graduate School of Clinical Dentistry
Past: UCSF visiting professor
Most orthodontists want to maintain long-term satisfactory outcomes obtained according to treatment plans. However, it is not easy to maintain it because of various variables such as treatment times, types of malocclusion, sex, and patient cooperation.
Even so, the popularization of bonded retainers has created a loophole, but if the retainer falls out or deforms, a relapse is inevitable. If this is the case, the KAO will teach guidelines in its own way to meet the fundamental question, "How long is the doctor responsible for maintaining the patient's treatment results?" However, patients will have to deepen their distrust of doctors who change frequently.
Fortunately, I have been working for a long time at a single institution, so I wants to discuss the results and maintenance of a variety of patients, based on the above variables.
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