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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research


Apertognathia- A review


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Author Details : Shalini Singh, Raja Satish Prathigudupu, Rahul VC Tiwari, Heena Tiwari, Kritika Sherawat

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 60-67


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Abstract

An anterior open bite is considered to be one of the most dentofacial deformities to treat in orthodontics. The complexity of this malocclusion is attributed to a combination of skeletal, dentoalveolar, functional and habit related factors. There is common agreement amongst orthodontists that patients with anterior open bites are difficult to treat and relapse is common after treatment with orthodontics alone or with orthognathic surgery.

Keywords: Open bite, Bimax, Protrusion.

Doi : 10.18231/2455-6785.2018.0013

How to cite : Singh S, Prathigudupu R S, Tiwari R V, Tiwari H, Sherawat K, Apertognathia- A review. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2018;4(2):60-67

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