Patients with periodontal disease are no longer a contraindication for orthodontic treatment. In fact, in some cases it is necessary to improve the occlusion for the correct treatment of periodontal problems. In this article, we look at the benefits that orthodontics brought to this patient and how with the help of orthodontics and periodontics, the long term prognosis of this teeth was improved. We present a case 17 years post treatment.
(Rev Esp Ortod. 2019;49(1):027-034)