Skeletal Class II malocclusion — the use of extraoral appliance during maxillomandibular growth: case report

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Edition V15N01 | Year 2016 | Editorial BBO Clinical Case | Pages 98 to 109

Mírian Aiko Nakane Matsumoto e Fábio Lourenço Romano

Class II malocclusion is of dental or skeletal origin, or a combination of both. Treatment may involve extractions and distalization with- extra and intraoral appliances. When the malocclusion is of skeletal origin, treatment should redirect growth by means of orthopedic appliances or orthognathic surgery in adult patients. It is important to determine patient’s growth pattern and morphological type, in order to develop an appropriate treatment plan. Thus, the aim of this study is to report a clinical case of skeletal Class II malocclusion treatment with changes in the direction of maxillary growth, distal movement of maxillary teeth and favorable mandibular response.

Angle Class II malocclusion, Extraoral traction appliances, Tooth movement, Growth and development, Corrective Orthodontics,

Matsumoto MAN, Romano FL. Má oclusão de Classe II esquelética — a utilização do aparelho extrabucal durante o crescimento maxilomandibular: relato de caso. Rev Clín Ortod Dental Press. 2016 Fev-Mar;15(1):98-109.

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