Total intrusion and distalization of the maxillary arch to improve smile esthetics

Eui Seon Baek, Soonshin Hwang, Kyung Ho Kim, Chooryung J. Chung

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Abstract

This case report illustrates the successful treatment of a patient with skeletal Class II malocclusion and an unesthetic smile involving excessive gingival display and large buccal corridors. By applying dual buccal interradicular miniscrews, total intrusion of the maxillary dentition along with distalization was induced to improve both the occlusion and smile esthetics. In addition to the conventional cephalometric superimposition, three-dimensional superimposition was performed and evaluated to validate the treatment outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-73
Number of pages15
JournalKorean Journal of Orthodontics
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This research was supported by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning (NRF-2016R1A2B4014882).

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthodontics

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