International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2020, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part A
Early correction of a developing class III malocclusion by quick fix appliance: A case report
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Bassem Alsabbagh and Dr. Rabab Al-Sabbagh
A 11-years young female patient presented with anterior cross bite. The patient treated at the university of Hama Dental School in Hama city in Syria. The clinical examination showed that The overjet was -2.5mm and deep overbite, it was about 3 mm. Cephalometric analysis indicated that the SNA angel was 81 degree, the SNB was 81 degree, the ANB was 0 degree, the MM was 27 degree, the MP-SN was 36 degree, and the Wits Appraisal was -1.5 mm.
The treatment was achieved with Quick Fix Appliance on the maxillary and Class ΙΙΙ elastic with fix appliance on the mandible.
Three cephalometric had taken: T1 pretreatment, T2 after active treatment, T3 after 6 month of active treatment. Good incisal relationships were achieved, and facial esthetics was greatly improved after 6 months of treatment. Stability of the treatment result was excellent in the 9 month follow up. Post-treatment results showed a improvement of SNA to 84 degree, the SNB was stable at 81 degree, the ANB to 3 degree, the overjet improved to 2 mm, and the overbite was 3 mm.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Bassem Alsabbagh, Dr. Rabab Al-Sabbagh. Early correction of a developing class III malocclusion by quick fix appliance: A case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2020;6(2):09-14.