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Clinical Protocol in Developing Class 3 Malocclusion; Justified Approach?

1Faculty of Dental Sciences, Bhu, India


International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2016, Vol. 4 No. 2, 20-23
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-4-2-2
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

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Farhan Durrani. Clinical Protocol in Developing Class 3 Malocclusion; Justified Approach?. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2016; 4(2):20-23. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-4-2-2.

Correspondence to: Farhan  Durrani, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Bhu, India. Email: durranif88@gmail.com

Abstract

The purpose of the current report was to investigate orthopedic effects of a maxillary protraction headgear along with maxillary expansion on facial morphology in developing Class 3 patient before and during the pubertal period. The treatment resulted in Class 1 molar occlusion bilaterally; an ideal overjet, overbite, incisor angulations, and overcorrection may be needed during the treatment with continuous monitoring for the long term stability of the treatment.

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