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CASE REPORT Nonextraction Treatment of a Class II Open Bite in an Adult Patient

VOLUME 46 : NUMBER 06 : PAGES (367-371) 2012

HECTOR LUIS RODRIGUEZ, DDS

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Open bite is one of the most difficult orthodontic problems to treat--especially in adult patients, who frequently require orthognathic surgery. Less invasive approaches, such as the use of skeletal anchorage for molar intrusion, have been introduced in recent years.

Molar-distalization devices that can correct the underlying Class II malocclusion without extractions include the Pendulum appliance, repelling magnets, the ...

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