Multidisciplinary correction of anterior open bite relapse and upper airway obstruction

@inproceedings{Gracco2015MultidisciplinaryCO,
  title={Multidisciplinary correction of anterior open bite relapse and upper airway obstruction},
  author={Antonio Gracco and Alessandro Perri and Laura Siviero and Giulio Alessandri Bonetti and Francesco Cocilovo and Edoardo Stellini},
  booktitle={Korean journal of orthodontics},
  year={2015}
}
A 27-year-old man presented an anterior open bite relapse. He had low tongue posture positioned anteriorly at rest and during swallowing and reported chronic difficulty in nose breathing. Head cone-beam computed tomography revealed nasal septum deviation, right turbinate hypertrophy, and left maxillary sinus congestion, which were thought to contribute to the breathing problem, encourage the improper tongue posture, and thereby cause the relapse. Multidisciplinary treatment involving an… CONTINUE READING

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