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Title: Extraction of first Permanent Molars in the Management of Anterior Open bite Malocclusion
Authors: Al-Emran, S.
Keywords: Extraction; malocclusion; permanent molars; anterior open-bite
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Saudi Dental Society
Citation: Saudi Dental Journal; 13(3): 155-160
Abstract: Two female patients aged 14 and 13 years with anterior open bite malocclusion are presented in this article. They were clinically managed using similar treatment approach which included the extraction of upper and lower first permanent molars and the use of orthodontic fixed straight wire appliance. The treatment results revealed elimination of anterior open bite, resolving arch length discrepancy, complete closure of extraction space and improvement of many cephalometric measurements all without jeopardizing the facial profile.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15849
ISSN: 1013-9052
Appears in Collections:College of Dentistry

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