Orthodontic treatment of Class II malocclusion with miniscrew implants.

  title={Orthodontic treatment of Class II malocclusion with miniscrew implants.},
  author={Moschos A. Papadopoulos},
  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},
  volume={134 5},
  pages={604.e1-16; discussion 604-5}
INTRODUCTION Orthodontic treatment of patients with Class II malocclusion who show poor compliance with conventional treatment modalities such as extraoral headgear, functional orthopedic appliances, or conventional fixed appliances with intermaxillary elastics, can be challenging. Noncompliance approaches can be used, but they often pose anchorage problems. METHODS This article describes the orthodontic treatment of a girl, aged 11.5 years, with a Class II malocclusion, a deep bite, and… CONTINUE READING


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