Orthopedic cervical headgear in class II treatment: case report.

  title={Orthopedic cervical headgear in class II treatment: case report.},
  author={Carla Enoki and M{\'i}rian Aiko Nakane Matsumoto and Jos{\'e} Tarc{\'i}sio Lima Ferreira},
  journal={Brazilian dental journal},
  volume={14 1},
Early treatment for Class II malocclusion was undertaken with the objective of correcting skeletal disproportion by altering the growth pattern. A case of Class II, Division 1 malocclusion in the mixed dentition was corrected to Class I molar relationship using orthopedic cervical headgear, with nonextraction edgewise therapy. Cephalometric analysis indicated a reduction in the maxillomandibular discrepancy (ANB) correcting the Class II malocclusion to Class I malocclusion. The treatment showed… CONTINUE READING