Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 2

Mechanical Treatment of Class II Division 1: A Case Report

A Tlig*, I Dallel, S Tobji and A Benamor

Orthodontics Department, University/Organization, Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir, Tunisia

*Corresponding Author: A Tlig, Orthodontics Department, University/Organization, Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir, Tunisia.

Received: December 20, 2021; Published: January 18 , 2022


A study case of Class II division malocclusions represents 27% of the Tunisian population. The chief complains to f patient who has previously treated by activator, including maxillary incisors proclamation with an elongated appearance of the face and chewing difficulties. The treated malocclusion is characterized by a narrow maxillary arch with disto-position of the molars, long upper incisors, short lips and a recessed chin. The treatment of the identified severe promaxilla required a rapid management by distalisation mechanics in order to establish correct aesthetics and oral function. The management of this clinical situation with a narrowed transverse sense may complicate the treatment. The use of mechanics was preferred and allowed a better solution employing orthodontic forces to generate well directed growth. The technique also allowed the treatment of mouth breathing and lingual dysfunction as the primary causes of the observed defects. A molar and canine class 1 and correction of the malocclusion were obtained. The Improving of facial aesthetics and smile enlarging of were also ensured.

Keywords: Distalization; Maxillary; Proclination; Orthodontic


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Citation: A Tlig., et al. “Mechanical Treatment of Class II Division 1: A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.2 (2022): 68-73.


Copyright: © 2022 K A Tlig., 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.


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