Treatment of dental and orthodontic complications in thalassaemia

The main objective of this review is to assess different methods to treat dental and orthodontic complications in people with thalassaemia.

The term 'dental complications' is used to represent all oral infections, diseases and conditions affecting the teeth, jaws, orofacial region and associated structures, such as dental caries, periodontal disease, odontogenic infections, osteomyelitis, cellulitis etc. Under 'orthodontic complications' we will include craniofacial deformities, jaw abnormalities, malocclusion or any other condition necessitating orthodontic and its adjunctive treatment procedures including orthognathic surgery.

This is a protocol.