COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT OF DENTAL, SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR DYSFUNCTION

ABSTRACT A 9-year-old female patient reported with the chief complaint of inability to close the lips. Her parents also complained of protruded and irregularly aligned front teeth. Intra oral examination revealed that she had class I molar relationship, with severe crowding and proclination in both the arches. She had significantly increased interlabial gap. Model analysis … Read more

SURGICAL AND ORTHODONTIC CORRECTION OF SKELETAL CLASS III MALOCCLUSION

INTRODUCTION The condition of Class III Malocclusion is one which is rarely purely dentoalveolar in origin. Rather, it is more frequently inclusive of an aberration in the skeletal relationship of the patient’s craniofacial structures.1,2  Skeletal class III malocclusion may either be associated with maxillary retrusions, mandibular protrusions or combination of the two.3 A careful diagnosis … Read more

TREATMENT OF CLASS II DIVISION I MALOCCLUSION WITH A HYBRID FUNCTIONAL APPLIANCE

ABSTRACT Treatment of complex malocclusion requires meticulous treatment planning aiming at finding the etiology to modify the growth potential thereby giving a result which is in harmonious relationship with underlying skeletal, dental and overlying soft tissue. Here we are presenting a case of skeletal and dental class II malocclusion with hyperactive facial muscles treated using … Read more