Managing Class II Malocclusion Using Twin Block Therapy in a Young Adolescent Female: A Case Report
Twin block therapy is highly effective in patients with remaining growth potential. However, its successful use is confounded by many patient related factors such as age, gender, compliance of the patient and other miscellaneous criteria’s. If treated within time, growth modification and orthopedics can harness suitable forces to cause skeletal correction of the malocclusion. The appliance is highly successful in a patient with retruded mandible and presenting with a positive visual treatment objective. This paper discusses a case of 11-year-old female patient with characteristic twin block appliance indication in which successful skeletal modification was achieved.
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