Class III malocclusion with mandibular protrusion and lateral displacement are commonly observed at orthodontic clinic. If patients don’t accept orthognathic surgery and belong to mild to moderate malocclusion, non-surgery treatment will be available. This was a 25-year-old female; her chief complaint was anterior crossbite with anterior spacing and mandibular protrusion. The diagnosis was dental and skeletal Class III malocclusion with mandibular prognathism. The patient was successfully treated with fixed orthodontic appliance by modified Multiloop Edgewise Archwire (MEAW) Technique and asymmetric elastics. The total treatment time was one year and 8 months. Good alignment and occlusion with coincident dental midline, and improved facial profile were obtained. Follow-up for 6 months the occlusion maintained stable.
Yang, Nien-Shan; Chu, Yin-Fui; and Chang, Hong-Po
"Orthodontic Treatment of Class III Malocclusion and Mandibular Deviation by Modified Multiloop Edgewise Archwire (MEAW) Technique – Case Report,"
Taiwanese Journal of Orthodontics: Vol. 24:
1, Article 5.
https://doi.org/10.30036/TJO.201203.0005 Available at: https://www.tjo.org.tw/tjo/vol24/iss1/5
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