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Modified orthodontic treatment goals in a patient with multiple complicating factors.


Spec Care Dentist. 1992 Nov-Dec;12(6):251-4. Unique Identifier :

This paper reviews orthodontic care in patients who are in nontraditional categories. Specific orthodontic management of a patient who had severe hemophilia, seropositivity for anti-HIV Ab, and Hepatitis B surface antigen is reviewed. The importance of defining acceptable treatment goals in these patients is of paramount importance.

Adolescence Case Report *Dental Care for Disabled Goals Hemophilia/*COMPLICATIONS Hepatitis Antibodies/BLOOD Hepatitis B/COMPLICATIONS Hepatitis B Surface Antigens Human HIV Seropositivity/COMPLICATIONS Male Malocclusion/COMPLICATIONS/*THERAPY Orthodontic Brackets Orthodontics, Corrective/*METHODS Patient Care Planning Process Assessment (Health Care) JOURNAL ARTICLE


Information in this article was accurate in December 30, 1993. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.