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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2012, Article ID 463903, 3 pages
Case Report

Orthodontic Elastic Separator-Induced Periodontal Abscess: A Case Report

1Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, The Maurice & Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
2Israel Defense Forces, Medical Corps, Israel

Received 12 September 2011; Accepted 10 October 2011

Academic Editors: C. A. Evans and T. Lombardi

Copyright © 2012 Talia Becker and Alex Neronov. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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