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Forsus Appliance for Treatment of Class II, Division 2 Malocclusion in Adults

VOLUME 51 : NUMBER 06 : PAGES (347-352) 2017

HARSHAL ASHOK PATIL, BDS, MDS

VEERENDRA V. KERUDI, BDS, MDS

NEERAJ S. PATIL, BDS, MDS

JITENDRA S. SHARAN, BDS, MDS, PhD

PAWANKUMAR DNYANDEO TEKALE, BDS, MDS

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Class II malocclusion affects approximately one-third of all patients seeking orthodontic treatment. Studies have suggested that mandibular retrognathia, rather than maxillary prognathism, is the underlying cause. In such cases, removable or fixed-functional orthopedic appliances can be used to stimulate mandibular growth by forward positioning. The effectiveness of functional therapy depends not only on the choice of appliance, but on the patient's s...

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