Using clip type self-ligation bracket combined with nickel-titanium arch wires can easily relief dental crowding and achieve arch expanding for adult patients with severe dentition crowding. This 25-year-old female was diagnosed as skeletal Class III with maxillary deficiency and severe dental crowding, anterior and posterior crossbite. We used clip type self-ligation bracket with non-tooth extraction, non-surgery, and non mini-implant insertion treatment. Successfully improved facial profile and achieve the harmonious proportion of vertical facial 's appearance.
Chen, Yun-Ting; Tai, Wen-Ken; Chou, Chih-Chen; Luk, Hoi-Shing; Chang, Heng-Ming; and Kao, Chia-Tze
"Non-surgical Correction of Skeletal Class III Malocclusion with Severe Crowded Dentition by Dental Arch Expansion– A Case Report,"
Taiwanese Journal of Orthodontics: Vol. 25:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://www.tjo.org.tw/tjo/vol25/iss1/5