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Caspian J Dent Res 2014, 3(2): 54-59 Back to browse issues page
Occlusal plane flattening by miniscrew in skeletal open bite:a case report
Ahmad Sodagar, Farhad Sobouti * , Negin Shahsavari
,Department of Orthodontics, Dental Faculty, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari-Iran. , farhad_sobouti@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Different factors such as respiratory disorders , genetics, facial growth pattern , tongue malfunction and malposition are associated with anterior open bite. Skeletal open bite is often appeared by increased posterior dentoalveolar height of maxilla and backward rotation of mandible. Many treatment approaches have been developed for treatment of increased facial height problems. Achieving absolute anchorage has been a very efficient device for intrusion of posterior segments. In this article, the treatment of patient with severe skeletal open bite and facial imbalances was explained .researchers of the present study used mini screws for leveling of upper arch by intrusion of premolars .Then, appropriate orthognathic surgery was done.

Keywords: Openbite, Occlusal plane, Tooth intrusion
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Orthodontics
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Sodagar A, Sobouti F, Shahsavari N. Occlusal plane flattening by miniscrew in skeletal open bite:a case report . Caspian J Dent Res. 2014; 3 (2) :54-59
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