Treatment of a Class I malocclusion with a carious mandibular incisor and no Bolton discrepancy.

  • Vincent O. Kokich
  • Published 2000 in
    American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial…


Occasionally orthodontists must plan treatment for a patient with extensive caries or a traumatic injury to one mandibular incisor. If the patient has a Bolton discrepancy, one treatment option could involve extraction of the affected mandibular incisor. However, if the patient does not have a Bolton discrepancy and a mandibular incisor is extracted, the… (More)