OBJECTIVES. In view of the Italian law recently come into force, this study aims at discussing the protective value of orthodontic guidelines in terms of legal medicine. MATERIALS AND METHODS. A review of orthodontic guidelines was conducted, including general orthodontic guidelines as well as specific guidelines for clinical and surgical cases. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS. Orthodontic practices envisaging professional liability include diagnosis, prevention, interception, care planning and treatment of all types of malocclusion (even when associated with structural alterations) therapeutic protocol, guide to teething and support of structures in order to ensure optimal occlusal relationships, as well as physiological and aesthetic facial harmony.
|Numero di pagine||8|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2016|
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