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Abstract

The iatrogenic injuries, which often lead to medical tangles, have been widely discussed in recent years.The areas of intraoral iatrogenic injuries in orthodontics include both hard tissues and soft tissues: tooth, alveolar bone, gingiva, oral mucosa, nerve and so on. Almost every procedure during orthodontic therapy could result in unpredictable injuries. To avoid negative effects, the clinicians should understand all causes of various iatrogenic injuries, and take measures during orthodontic treatment. This article discusses the etiologies, prevention and management of intraoral injuries, and it may help for clinicians.

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