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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research

Short clinical communications

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Author Details : Uday N. Soni, S. Dash, Ashwini Jethliya, Shashank Mishra, N.G. Toshniwal

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2017

Article Page : 186-187

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Orthodontic management of a lingually blocked‑out lower premolar requires a substantial amount of bodily movement which is difficult to perform because of its position of crown and root. Uprighting of premolar using lingual arches as source of anchorage unit and piggy back wire create discomfort to patient and increased work load of orthodontist as well as the cost of the treatment. So it was necessary to design a new mechanics to solve all the problems and make treatment easy, efficient as well as quick.

Lingual premolar, Uprighting, Cost effective

How to cite : Soni U N, Dash S, Jethliya A, Mishra S, Toshniwal N, Short clinical communications. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2017;3(3):186-187

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