Gastro-esophageal reflux is a gastrointestinal disorder that might cause irreversible damages to the hard tissues of the teeth. The aim of this article is to report two cases of patients with severe dental demineralization associated with gastro-esophageal reflux during orthodontic and combined orthodontic-orthognathic surgery treatment. Diagnosis and prevention aspects are highlighted and discussed.


Gastro-esophageal reflux, dental white spots, orthodontic treatment, surgical treatment