IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research

Borderline cases in orthodontics-A review

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Article Type : Review Article

Author Details: Priti Shukla*,Rachit Thakral,Shraddha Gupta,Amit Nagar

Volume : 5

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-9364

Print ISSN : 2581-9356

Article First Page : 78

Article End Page : 83


A borderline case is one for which, different skilled orthodontists when given the opportunity to examine the clinical records independently disagree for a single definitive treatment plan.
The borderline problem must be broken down into its etiological components as Borderline orthopedic problem of skeletal disharmony, Orthodontic problem of arch length discrepancy, Malalignment due to localized migration of teeth, Combination of all the three.

Keywords: Non extraction treatment extraction vs non extraction debate, Camouflage treatment, Borderline orthodontics, Proximal stripping.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijodr.2019.017