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Oral Health and Dental Care
Wisdom Teeth and Oral Surgery
Root Canals

Is the root of a tooth ever considered before putting the bracket?

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September 08, 2007 5:37PM

Yes, that is why the dentist or orthodontist takes the proper x-rays before bracketing the teeth. Later during the treatment, root inclinations should be considered too, and that could only be seen if more x-rays (panoramic) are taken.