• Medicine
  • Published in World journal of orthodontics 2005

Nonsurgical and nonextraction treatment of a skeletal class III adult patient with severe prognathic mandible.

@article{Kondo2005NonsurgicalAN,
  title={Nonsurgical and nonextraction treatment of a skeletal class III adult patient with severe prognathic mandible.},
  author={Etsuko Kondo and Shiho Arai},
  journal={World journal of orthodontics},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          233-47
        }
}
AIM A patient with a skeletal Class III malocclusion, prognathic mandible, anterior open bite, large tongue, and temporomandibular disorders is presented. Treatment objectives included establishing a stable occlusion with normal respiration, eliminating temporomandibular disorder symptoms, and improving facial esthetics through nonextraction and nonsurgical treatment by creating a favorable perioral environment, restoring the harmony to the tongue and perioral environment, improving masticatory… CONTINUE READING