This report describes a non-surgical orthodontic treatment for a 36-year-old male patient who had Class II division 2 malocclusion (Class II/2) with deep bite more than 100%, gingival recession, and periodontal abscess in the mandibular anterior region. Patient had history of trauma in region. The surgical intervention was once suggested but was refused by the patient. The compromised but acceptable final results were achieved by nonsurgical approach. The treatment plan included periodontal control, maxillary incisor intrusion and restoration of the collapsed occlusion. The total treatment duration was 43 months. The patient was satisfied with the treatment outcomes via interdisciplinary approach which were stable with no further complaints.
Wang, Yuan-Jung; Chang, Jia-Iin; Wu, Aaron Yu-Jen; Chen, Ren-Jye; Lin, Shiu-Shiung; and Wu, Te-Ju
"Non-surgical Treatment for a Patient with Angle Class II Division 2 Malocclusion with Severe Deep Bite: A Case Report,"
Taiwanese Journal of Orthodontics: Vol. 29:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://www.tjo.org.tw/tjo/vol29/iss1/3