This article reports the treatment of a 22-year-old male with Class III malocclusion and facial asymmetry by non-surgical camouflage orthodontic approach. This patient presented with anterior crossbite and deviated midline, mild protrusive mandible and chin deviation. The Class III malocclusion was marked with anterior functional shift resulted from the premature contact of the incisors. Unilateral mandibular buccal shelf miniscrew was applied for the correction of the skewed mandibular arch. After treatment, the deviated dental midline and Class III molar relation were both corrected. This patient exhibited harmonious profile and occlusion.
Tsai, Chi-Yu; Lin, Shiu-Shiung; Lee, Yi-Hao; Sun, Li-Tyng; Chang, Yu-Jen; and Wu, Te-Ju
"Non-surgical Treatment of an Adult Class III Malocclusion Patient with Facial Asymmetry by Unilateral Mandibular Arch Distalization,"
Taiwanese Journal of Orthodontics: Vol. 29:
2, Article 4.
https://doi.org/10.30036/TJO.201706_29(2).0004 Available at: https://www.tjo.org.tw/tjo/vol29/iss2/4
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