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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14628

Title: An Unusual Serial Extract ion Protocol : A Diagnostic Challenge
Authors: Talic, N.
Sadowsky, C.
Keywords: Extraction protocol; diagnostic challenge
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing
Citation: World Journal of Orthodontics; 2(3): 258-265
Abstract: Aim: The decision to extract four premolars in a malocclusion exhibiting crowding where the patient has a relatively flat profile can be a diagnostic challenge. When a serial extraction protocol is used, progress records are important and may lead to a change in the treatment plan. Methods: The orthodontic treatment of a serial extraction case with a subtle Class II, Division 1 malocclusion is presented. Conclusion: As time progressed, the decision was made to extract two maxillary premolars but only one mandibular premolar. The posttreatment outcome reflects a viable treatment strategy for Class II subdivision malocclusions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14628
ISSN: 1530-5678
Appears in Collections:College of Dentistry

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