The field of orthodontics has experienced a change in recent years. New technologies are being developed to shorten the treatment time. However, as a common pattern seen in the market with most industries, we focus on the gains whilst we tend to forget our planet.
It is required to rethink consciousness and attitudes while moving towards sustainable dentistry. Simple changes can be implemented while taking into consideration that avoidance of plastic garbage is a huge mission in the field, and therefore needs to be seen as a continuous process