A 20-year-old male adult came to the clinic with a chief complaint of poor dental alignment. Clinical examination had revealed Skeletal Class III with an upper right buccally positioned high canine, anterior crowding, midline deviation and both maxillary lateral incisors crossbite. Four bimaxillary premolars were extracted. Improved super-elastic Ti-Ni alloy wire (ISW, developed by Tokyo Medical and Dental University) leveling was performed to relieve the crowding and to correct the high canine and midline deviation. Intermaxillary elastics (IME) was applied for a better interdigitation. Treatment was completed within 29 months and a desirable occlusion was achieved.
Cheng, Yi-Mien; Lin, Chih-Chieh; Lo, Yu-Cheng; Chen, Yuan-Hou; and Yu, Jian-Hong
"Improved Super-elastic Ti-Ni Alloy Wire for the Treatment of Skeletal Class III with Unilateral Buccally Positioned High Canine,"
Taiwanese Journal of Orthodontics: Vol. 35:
2, Article 5.
https://doi.org/10.38209/2708-2636.1337 Available at: https://www.tjo.org.tw/tjo/vol35/iss2/5
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