Importance of orthodontic intervention of the Class III malocclusion in mixed dentition

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Edition V25N5 | Year 2020 | Editorial BBO Selected Article | Pages 57 to 65

Dennyson Brito Holder da Silva, Ariane Salgado Gonzaga

Introduction: Supervising the development of occlusion, managing problems during the transition from mixed to permanent dentition, as well as controlling environmental factors that contribute to establishing malocclusion, are important actions to achieve a Class I occlusion with facial balance. Among these problems, the malocclusions associated with dysfunctions such as mouth breathing or obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), atypical swallowing and abnormal tongue position, open bites, crossbites and maxillomandibular discrepancies, and especially the Class III malocclusion can be listed. Objective: The purpose of this article is to present and discuss the main aspects relevant to the benefits of performing the treatment of Class III malocclusion in patients with growth.

Interceptive orthodontics. Corrective orthodontics. Malocclusion.

Silva DBH, Gonzaga AS. Importance of orthodontic intervention of the Class III malocclusion in mixed dentition. Dental Press J Orthod. 2020 Sept-Oct;25(5):57-65.

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