Mithun K Naik1, Jayakrishnan U2*, Sharmila K Shetty3, K Nillan Shetty4 and Rohan Rai5
1Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, AJ
Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India
2Practising Orthodontist, Danthashreya Multispeciality Dental Clinic, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
3Practicing Orthodontist, Durga Daya Dental Clinic and Implant Center, Mangalore, India
4Professor and Head, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India
5Professor, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India
*Corresponding Author: Jayakrishnan U, Practising Orthodontist, Danthashreya Multispeciality Dental Clinic, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
Received: November 26, 2021; Published: February 21, 2022
Introduction: In the modern era, where the treatment mechanics are being refined to suit the requirements of the patient and ease of application by the clinician, there is an increasing demand for versatility in the appliance being used. Complexity doesn’t contribute to better patient compliance or help the clinician in carrying out the mechanics with ease. Patients are demanding minimal invasive treatment to correct the malocclusions. There is need for innovations in appliance design to customise it according to the patient needs..
Description: Minor tooth corrections can be brought about by removable appliances and has a better compliance factor with the patient. The complexity of the appliance and the treatment duration might hinder the patient from approaching a clinician for correction of minor problems relating the dentition. In the present article, a new appliance is made to overcome the problems with the present systems in dealing with minor tooth corrections and it can be modified according to the requirements of the corrections intended to achieve..
Results: The objective of the treatment could be achieved with the use of the appliance and patient was fully satisfied with the treatment results.
Keywords: Diastema Closure; Minor Tooth Corrections; Versatility
Citation: Jayakrishnan U., et al. “V Appliance- Versatility for Enhanced Applicability". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.3 (2022): 56-60.
Copyright: © 2022 Jayakrishnan U., 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.