Case: DT10 – Class II Division 1 malocclusion

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In this case report by OrthoFree.com‘s Dr. O.  Sandid, he describes breifly a case he handled of 8 year female patient suffering with Class II Division 1 Malocclusion.

Class II Division 1 malocclusion 

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 Patient’s Info

  • Patient Information: 8 Year Old Female.
  • Patient Concerns: Aesthetic and Functional Concerns.

 

[divider scroll_text=””] Diagnosis

  • Class II Division 1 malocclusion.
  • Mixed dentition.
  • Maxillary protrusion.
  • Retro-mandibulie.
  • Lingual interposition.
  • Primary swallowing.
  • Open bite.
  • Thumb sucking.
  • Anterior diastema.

[divider scroll_text=””] Photography

Photographs of face and profile before treatment

Photographs of face and profile before treatment

Intraoral photographs before treatment

Intraoral photographs before treatment

 

[divider scroll_text=””] Radiograph

Radiographs before treatment

Radiographs before treatment

Radiographs before treatment

Radiographs before treatment

 

[divider scroll_text=””] Treatment Phase

  • Appliance: Frankel
  • Duration: 1 Year
During treatment, interceptive phase, functional appliance Frankel (1 year).

During treatment, interceptive phase, functional appliance Frankel (1 year).

 

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Frankel Appliance

  •  Frankel appliance is also known as vestibular appliance , oral gymnastic appliance develop by professor “ROLF FRANKLE” of Germany(1966). IT is a myofunctional appliance.
    Frankel Appliance. Image Courtesy of Colombia University, NYC

    Frankel Appliance. Image Courtesy of Colombia University, NYC

  • It is designed to hold away the muscle (buccal and labial) from the dentition , so that the dentoalveolar structure are free to develop. In addition, it acts as an exercise device that aids in correction of abnormal period muscle function.

 

[divider scroll_text=””] Post-Treatment

Photography

Photographs of face and profile after treatment

Photographs of face and profile after treatment

Intraoral photographs after treatment-Braces (6 months)

Intraoral photographs after treatment-Braces (6 months)

Radiography

Radiographs after treatment

Radiographs after treatment

Radiographs after treatment

Radiographs after treatment

 

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