Treatment of adult patient with hyperdivergent retrognathic phenotype and anterior open bite: report of a case with non-surgical orthodontic approach

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Edition V25N4 | Year 2020 | Editorial BBO Selected Article | Pages 75 to 84

Marinho Del Santo Jr

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.

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