Ricky E. Harrell, DMD, MA
Ricky E. Harrell, DMD, MA, is program director at the Georgia School of Orthodontics in Atlanta. A diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, he sits on Decisions in Dentistry’s Editorial Advisory Board. He can be reached at [email protected].
Clinicians must promote effective self-care in order to help patients avoid decalcification, caries and gingivitis during orthodontic treatment.