Edition V25N4 | Year 2020 | Editorial BBO Selected Article | Pages 75 to 84
Adult patients with anterior open bite and hyperdivergent retrognathic phenotype demand complex treatments, as premolar extractions, molar intrusion or orthognathic surgery. In the present clinical case, a young adult patient without significant growth, with Class I and anterior open bite, was treated with four premolar extractions. The therapeutic result shows good intercuspidation, good facial esthetic, good function balance, and stability in a two-year post-fixed treatment follow-up
Hyperdivergent retrognathic phenotype. Anterior open bite. Premolar extractions. Non-surgical orthodontic therapy
Del Santo Jr M. Treatment of adult patient with hyperdivergent retrognathic phenotype and anterior open bite: report of a case with non-surgical orthodontic approach. Dental Press J Orthod. 2020 July-Aug;25(4):75-84.