Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

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Abstract

SERIAL EXTRACTION: IS IT A PANACEA FOR CROWDED ARCHES?

Radhika Chopra

Serial Extraction or the guidance of eruption is an age old procedure to correct crowded arches and is still used in routine dental practice. But the efficacy of this procedure has always been controversial and it requires very precise clinical skill for a favorable outcome. This article presents a review regarding the proper selection of cases for serial extraction, its limitations and various adjuncts that are required to get good results.

Published Date: 2010-06-30;

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