Nutritional Essentiality and its Consequences on Orthodontic Therapy

Authors : Dr. Priyal S. Bhavsar; Dr. Ajay K. Kubavat; Dr. Shobhit Saxena; Dr. Khyati Patel; Dr. Alpesh Vaghela

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 8 - August

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The nutritive state of the individual influences the oral cavity evolution as well as the structures of it. Abnormalities are caused by both deficiencies as well as toxicities of the nutrients. The pertinent biological retaliation of the periodontal structure and alveolar support of the bone to an orthodontic force can be enhanced by the beneficial consumption of nutrition while it can be kept down by the deprived nutrition. Teeth cannot be absent or disarranged as well as maxilla and mandible cannot be distorted, unless and until it has been interfered by some substance or something else and ordinarily it should be the consumption of food as nature has no tendency for any inaccuracies. Orthodontic as well as dentofacial therapy includes the utilization of force elements as well as orthodontic appliances that can unfavorably act on food intake, consumption of the nutrition of the orthodontic patient. Requirement of balanced nutrients is must for effective orthodontic treatment. Orthodontia has some evidence based laboratory studies that have divulged that vitamin D accelerates tooth movement. Osteoclastic and osteoblastic activities take place throughout the orthodontic therapy; this bone remodeling process authorizes the tooth movement. Bone remodeling can be influenced by so many factors including nutritional intake at the cellular basis that can affect the orthodontic tooth movement. Orthodontic tooth movement can be influenced by the supplementation of vitamin C as vitamin C is the factor which can accelerate the bone remodeling activities.


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