IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research


Maxillary Molar Distalization with Distal Propeller Appliance: A Case Report


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Author Details: Rekha Sharma, Vinni

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-9364

Print ISSN : 2581-9356

Article First Page : 249

Article End Page : 251


Abstract

Treatment of mild to moderate Class II relationships with good facial profile can be possible without extraction of bicuspids with a correct diagnosis. Distalization of upper molars may be used for obtaining a correct Class I relationship between molars and cuspids without bicuspid extractions. One among the effective noncompliance molar distalization appliance, is the Intraoral “Distal Propeller Appliance”. This case report illustrates correction of Class II malocclusion in a 16 year old patient using the Distal Propeller Appliance in which molar was distalized effectively without increasing the overjet or worsening the facial profile.

Keywords: Molar distalization, Non-compliance, Distal propeller appliance.