Orthodontic Appliances-Skeletal Class II

August 9, 2011 | By | Reply More

Orthodontic Appliances

•Fixed appliances
• Removable appliances
• Functional appliances
– Removable (activator, bionator)
– Fixed (Herbst appliance)

Skeletal Class II

• Maxillary (upper jaw) protrusion
• Mandibular (lower jaw) retrusion
• Combinations of both
• The majority of the Class II malocclusions
have normal maxilla and retruded mandible
(McNamara 1981; Pancherz et al. 1997)


Skeletal Class II treatment

• Growth adaptation
• Camouflage-orthodontics
Post adolescents
• Surgical correction
(Pancherz 2000)



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Category: Dental, Orthodontics

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