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VOLUME 13 , ISSUE 4 ( July-August, 2020 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Treatment of Class II Division 2 Pattern Malocclusion Using Protraction Utility Arch in a Prepubertal Patient: A Clinical Case Report

Sridhar Kannan, Sweta Saravanan, Ashish Kumar Singh, Abhita Malhotra, Madhuri Bhatia

Citation Information : Kannan S, Saravanan S, Singh AK, Malhotra A, Bhatia M. Treatment of Class II Division 2 Pattern Malocclusion Using Protraction Utility Arch in a Prepubertal Patient: A Clinical Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020; 13 (4):416-420.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1753

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 09-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Abstract

Class II malocclusions are one of the most commonly encountered problems in orthodontics. A class II division 2 type of malocclusions is one in which there is distocclusion of the molars along with retroclined central incisors. These occur but quite rarely in the practice and not many varieties of treatment modalities have been published in the recent literature. The use of protraction and retraction utility arch has been advocated in the following case along with fixed orthodontic treatment in a prepubertal male child to obtain stable results.


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