Two phase therapy for skeletal class II malocclusion-A case report

Singla, Ritesh and Urala, Arun S and Singla, Nishu (2018) Two phase therapy for skeletal class II malocclusion-A case report. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 9 (11). pp. 259-261. ISSN 0976-0245

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Abstract

In the treatment of Class II malocclusion, treatment possessing the capability to alter patients’ facial growth is of particular interest, namely by means of functional appliances, extraoral traction appliances, or a combination of both. There are certain clinical indications where functional appliances can be used successfully in class II malocclusion e.g. in a growing patient. The use of these appliances is greatly dependent on the patient's compliance and they simplify the fixed appliance phase. This is a case report of young growing male patient who had increased overjet and overbite, and an unaesthetic smile. The case was treated with Twin Block appliance followed by fixed appliance to detail the occlusion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Functional appliance; Twin block appliance; Two phase therapy; Class II malocclusion
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Preventive and Community Dentistry
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Orthodontics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2019 09:10
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2019 09:10
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/152726

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