Contact allergic stomatitis in Orthodontics

Purva Joneja


Contact allergic stomatitis is an inflammatory reaction of the oral mucosa by contact with irritants or allergens. During orthodontic treatment this can occur due to corrosion of orthodontic appliances and subsequent nickel release, Latex in gloves or rubber band etc. This article reviews the clinical features, diagnosis and management of allergy in orthodontics practice.


Contact Dermatitis; Allergy; Orthodontics


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