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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


Treatment of Developing Skeletal Class iii Malocclusion, Using fr-iii Appliance: A Case Report


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Author Details : Saveen. N.S, Rosaline Tina Paul, Jerun Jose, Deepak. P.R, Drisya S, Lakshmanan L

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2015

Article Page : 38-45


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Abstract

 Introduction: Dento-alveolar and skeletal effects of orthopedic treatment have always been the subject of controversial scientific discussions. The aim of this article is to describe and discuss a clinical case with skeletal Class III malocclusion treated with Frankel-III appliance in the following manner.

1)  To cephalometrically evaluate the skeletal, dental and soft tissue changes following therapy with Frankel’s function regulator -III (FR-III).

2) To evaluate arch width and apical base width changes with Frankel’s function regulator –III (FR-III).

Conclusion: It was found that the FR-III appliance restricts mandibular growth and stimulates forward movement of maxilla.

 

Key words: Skeletal Class III, FR-III appliances, soft tissue profile, apical base width.

How to cite : N.s S, Paul R T, Jose J, P.r D, Drisya S, Lakshmanan L, Treatment of Developing Skeletal Class iii Malocclusion, Using fr-iii Appliance: A Case Report. Int J Oral Health Dent 2015;1(1):38-45

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