Zynul Ali Sirsmith John1*, Sunita S Shrivastav2, Navjeet Singh Gurudatta1 and Monika Ahuja1
1P.G Student, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2Dean of Examinations, DMIMSU (Deemed to Be) Prof, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Zynul Ali Sirsmith John, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India.
Received: December 13, 2019; Published: December 23, 2019
Introduction: There are various methods for managing skeletal discrepancy in Class II division 1 type of malocclusion. The treatment results for such malocclusions depend on age, growth status and patient cooperation. There are various appliances for growth modification. This article describes a new appliance, a modified Quad block appliance for correcting the sagittal discrepancy to make optimal use of pubertal growth spurt with maximum patient cooperation. This appliance would also achieve leveling and alignment at the same time.
Keywords: Modified Quad Block Appliance; Myofunctional Treatment; Skeletal Class II Malocclusion; Growth Modification
Citation: Zynul Ali Sirsmith John., et al. “A Modified Quad Block Appliance for Growth Modification”.Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.1 (2020): 82-84.
Copyright: © 2020 Zynul Ali Sirsmith John., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.