The Effects that Gardner Syndrome has on Orthodontic Treatment

04 Dec 2013

It is a proven fact that Gardner Syndrome affects the desired outcome of orthodontic treatment. Does that mean people suffering from Gardner Syndrome can not receive orthodontic treatment? The article that follow will deal with the possible treatment options for patients suffering from Gardner Syndrome, how this condition imparts on orthodontic treatment and what other treatment options can be followed to correct malocclusion. A patient from the dental faculty of Tygerberg Hospital will be used as an example of a typical case of Gardner Syndrome interfering with fixed orthodontic treatment and will be referred to as patient X.