Early treatment of Class III malocclusion: is it worth the burden?

  • Peter W Ngan
  • Published 2006 in
    American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial…
Protraction facemask therapy has been advocated in early treatment of Class III malocclusions with maxillary deficiency. The dental and skeletal effects of this appliance are well documented in the literature. One reason that clinicians are sometimes reluctant to render early orthopedic treatment in Class III patients is the inability to predict mandibular… CONTINUE READING