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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28-32

Correction of a Class II malocclusion with lateral open bite

1 Department of Orthodontics, Tishreen University, Lattakia, Syria
2 Department of Faculty of Dentistry, Tishreen University, Lattakia, Syria

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Dr. Hoger Omran Alshiekho
Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Tishreen University, Alzeraa, Lattakia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijor.ijor_37_19

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This case reports the treatment of a 13-year-old male with Class II malocclusion, mandibular retrusion, lateral open bite, and crowded anterior teeth. Nonextraction approach was used for this patient. Ideal overbite and overjet were achieved. Leveling and aligning with fixed appliance and elastic was applied to correct this case. Rectangular loop was used to achieve mesial tipping and extrusion of the maxillary premolar.

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