The Neglected Phase in Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment
Lecturer, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Arab American University, Jenin, Palestine
- *Corresponding Author:
- Maen Mahfouz
Lecturer, Department of
Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry
Arab American University, Jenin, Palestine
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 23, 2014; Accepted Date: July 26, 2014; Published Date: August 02, 2014
Citation: Mahfouz M (2014) The Neglected Phase in Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment. J Oral Hyg Health 2:147. doi:10.4172/2332-0702.1000147
Copyright: © 2014 Mahfouz M. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The leading factors for orthodontic patients to attend orthodontic office is either due to esthetic concern , functional concern or/and oral health concern. In this paper the light has been thrown on one of fundamental aspects in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment that is function by presenting a clinical case which is demonstrating the importance of this phase in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment.