Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet

Open bite is defined as a deficiency in normal vertical contact between antagonist teeth and may manifest in a limited region, or more rarely throughout the entire dental arch. If the lack of contact between teeth is located in the incisor and/or canine region when occlusion is in centric relation,...

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Main Author: Márlio Vinícius de Oliveira
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Dental Press Editora 2012-04-01
Series:Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2176-94512012000200027
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spelling doaj-5a059390299b4b1ba6efafa0b5b528822020-11-25T00:50:01ZengDental Press Editora Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics 2176-94512177-67092012-04-0117216216910.1590/S2176-94512012000200027Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjetMárlio Vinícius de OliveiraOpen bite is defined as a deficiency in normal vertical contact between antagonist teeth and may manifest in a limited region, or more rarely throughout the entire dental arch. If the lack of contact between teeth is located in the incisor and/or canine region when occlusion is in centric relation, it is called anterior open bite (AOB). Some studies have demonstrated that AOB is strongly associated with non-nutritional sucking habit. This article relates the treatment of a female African-Brazilian patient, with 20 years and 7 months of age, who presented Angle's Class II, division 1 malocclusion, AOB, accentuated overjet, lingual interposition during swallowing and difficulty with pronouncing some phonemes. Orthodontic treatment began by mounting an Edgewise Standard fixed appliance system, with a fixed palatal crib appliance and extraction of maxillary first premolars. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics (BBO), as part of the requisites to become a BBO Diplomate.http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2176-94512012000200027Angle's Class II malocclusionOpen biteTooth extraction
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Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet
Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics
Angle's Class II malocclusion
Open bite
Tooth extraction
author_facet Márlio Vinícius de Oliveira
author_sort Márlio Vinícius de Oliveira
title Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet
title_short Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet
title_full Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet
title_fullStr Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet
title_full_unstemmed Skeletal and dental Class II malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet
title_sort skeletal and dental class ii malocclusion, with anterior open bite and accentuated overjet
publisher Dental Press Editora
series Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics
issn 2176-9451
2177-6709
publishDate 2012-04-01
description Open bite is defined as a deficiency in normal vertical contact between antagonist teeth and may manifest in a limited region, or more rarely throughout the entire dental arch. If the lack of contact between teeth is located in the incisor and/or canine region when occlusion is in centric relation, it is called anterior open bite (AOB). Some studies have demonstrated that AOB is strongly associated with non-nutritional sucking habit. This article relates the treatment of a female African-Brazilian patient, with 20 years and 7 months of age, who presented Angle's Class II, division 1 malocclusion, AOB, accentuated overjet, lingual interposition during swallowing and difficulty with pronouncing some phonemes. Orthodontic treatment began by mounting an Edgewise Standard fixed appliance system, with a fixed palatal crib appliance and extraction of maxillary first premolars. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics (BBO), as part of the requisites to become a BBO Diplomate.
topic Angle's Class II malocclusion
Open bite
Tooth extraction
url http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2176-94512012000200027
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