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  • The orthodontists of today realize that   stability of the end result is one of the prime objectives of orthodontic treatment for without stability neither proper function nor the best in esthetics can be maintained.
  • Although it has been stated that correct diagnosis and treatment planning followed by careful stabilizing of the final result, would minimize the importance of retention, relapse tendencies still exist in a fairly high percentage of cases treated.
  • Instability or relapse of the occlusion following orthodontic treatment may be divided in to ‘2’ general categories
  • Changes related to growth, maturation & ageing of the dentition & the occlusion.
  • Changes related to inherent instability of the occlusion produced by orthodontic therapy

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