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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 148-153

Treatment of Class II division 2 malocclusion with impacted lower canine


1 Department of Orthodontics, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Endodontics, Farooqia Dental College and Hospital, Mysore, Karnataka, India

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Pratik Patel
Department of Orthodontics, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2349-5243.197464

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A 15-year-old female presented unilateral Class II molar relation with 90% overbite, retroclined upper central incisors, and impacted lower right canine. Nonextraction treatment was planned to correct deep bite, retroclination of upper central incisors, and unilateral Class II molar relation. Intrusion arch was used to intrude and procline the upper central incisors. Correcting the axial inclination of retroclined incisors caused unlocking of the mandible. This, in turn, leads to simultaneous correction of class II molar relation. The vertical loop was used to disimpact canine. Posttreatment incisors inclination was corrected, bilateral Class I molar relation was achieved, and canine had erupted in its position. The smile arc was improved along with mentolabial sulcus and nasolabial angle.


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