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Quintessence Publishing: Journals: ORTHODONTICS
ORTHODONTICS
The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement

Formerly World Journal of Orthodontics

Edited by
Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc (Editor-in-Chief)

ISSN 2160-2999 (print) / ISSN 2160-3006 (online)

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Publication:
Yearbook 2013
Volume 14 , Issue 1

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Modified fixed nanobite tandem appliance for rapid correction of developing Class III malocclusion

K. C. Prabhat, MDS/Maheshwari Sandhya, MDS, FICD/Kumar Verma Sanjeev, MDS/Tariq Mohd, MDS/Naved Zahid Syed, MDS


DOI: 10.11607/ortho.924

Aim: Rapid correction of developing Class III malocclusion in pediatric patients using a method with decreased reliance on patient compliance and increased patient comfort. Method: The modified fixed nanobite tandem appliance (MFNTA) consists of three components, two fixed and one removable. The maxillary fixed appliance consists of a nickel-titanium fixed maxillary expander and a soldered buccal arm used for Class III elastic traction. The mandibular appliance consists of modified fixed nanobite and buccal headgear tubes welded to the mandibular first molar band
for facebow attachment. Result: Pre- and posttreatment records revealed significant skeletal improvement without increase in the vertical dimension and marked improvement in facial balance and esthetics. Conclusion: MFNTA has the potential to be an effective tool in the treatment of developing Class III malocclusion and relief of the psychologic trauma caused by an anterior crossbite. ORTHODONTICS (CHIC) 2013;14:e178e185. doi: 10.11607/ortho.924

Key words: Class III malocclusion, midface deficiency, MFNTA

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