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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 152-155

Class II deep bite correction with herbst appliance assisted with mini screws

Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Hosam Ali Baeshen
Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, P. O. Box: 80209, Jeddah 21589, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Vice Dean, Al-Farabi Privet Dental and Nursing Schools, Jeddah
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/jioh.jioh_275_17

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This case report describes the orthodontic treatment of a 36-year-old female with Class II Division 1 malocclusion associated with deep overbite. The treatment was based on nonextraction therapy using MBT: McLaughlin, Bennett and Trevesi. Orthodontic bracket system slot 0.022 straight-wire appliance. Deep bite correction was assisted with labial mini screws. A Herbst appliance with Class II elastics was used for canine and molar Class II correction and overjet reduction. Treatment goals were achieved in 22 months, and the results included a normal overjet, Class I occlusion, competent lips, and an acceptable facial profile.

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