Managing Class II Malocclusion Using Twin Block Therapy in a Young Adolescent Female: A Case Report

Keywords: Malocclusion, Myofunctional Therapy, Adolescent

Abstract

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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Author Biographies

Aman Deep

MDS, Senior Resident, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi Solan, H.P.

Dipti Chawla

Junior Resident, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi Solan, H.P.

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0503.06407
Published: 2021-06-21
How to Cite
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Aman Deep, Dipti Chawla. Managing Class II Malocclusion Using Twin Block Therapy in a Young Adolescent Female: A Case Report. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Jun.21 [cited 2023Feb.1];5(3):CR1-CR5. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/407