Main Instructor Jian-Hong Yu
Department / Institution Department of Orthodontics, China Medical University and Medical Center, Taiwan
Classification Case report
「Case」 An adult male (21 years old) came to our clinic with a chief complaint of poor dental alignment. Clinical examination revealed Angle Class III. We used LH to relieve the lateral incisor crossbite over the upper right area and did decrowding. We used differential intermaxillary elastics to correct midline and intercuspal interdigitation. In the end, correction of arch coordination, bite control and stability were successfully achieved and maintained.
「Discussion and Summary」 In this case, we corrected poor dental alignment rapidly by using LH and aligner for fine detailing. LH can provide an efficient and easy way to correct such kind of malocclusion. After the treatment, a desirable outcome was achieved and the patient was pleased with the treatment result.
LH for Upper Right Lateral Incisor Crossbite with Low Mandibular Plane Angle for Three Years Follow Up