Orthodontics and periodontics are two essential branches of dentistry that often intersect and work in tandem to achieve optimal oral health outcomes. Orthodontics focuses on correcting misaligned teeth and jaws, while periodontics specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gum diseases. Understanding their interactions is crucial for us to provide comprehensive patient care.
The presentation will delve into periodontal management with an orthodontic focus of:
- Aberrant frenae
Recession and excessive gingival display
Dr Andrei Locke
Dr Andrei Locke BDSc(Hons), GDipCD, MDSc(Perio), FRACDS(Perio) FPFA
Andrei completed BDSc(Hons) in 1999 and MDSc(Perio) in 2004 at the University of Melbourne. He was an ITI Scholar in Bonn, Germany, returned to Melbourne in 2005 and works in private ...