Multiloop edgewise archwire in the treatment of a patient with an anterior open bite and a long face.

@article{Ribeiro2010MultiloopEA,
  title={Multiloop edgewise archwire in the treatment of a patient with an anterior open bite and a long face.},
  author={Gerson Luiz Ulema Ribeiro and Saulo Regis and Ta{\'i}s de Morais Alves da Cunha and Marcos Adriano Sabatoski and Odilon Guariza Guariza-Filho and Orlando Motohiro Tanaka},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={138 1},
  pages={89-95}
}
An adolescent girl with an Angle Class III malocclusion, excessive lower facial height, and anterior open bite sought nonsurgical treatment. She was treated with a multiloop edgewise archwire (MEAW). In association with a chincup, MEAW mechanics allowed the successful correction of the anterior open bite and the molar relationship, without major alterations of the patient's profile. Combined orthodontic and surgical treatment should be considered for patients with skeletal anterior open-bite… CONTINUE READING
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