J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 20, Number 4, 2017
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Published online||06 August 2018|
Closing open bite by chewing on the posterior teeth
Qualified Specialist Dento-Facial Orthopedics, Former consulting assistant at Robert Debré hospital
Address for correspondence: Carine Ben Younes-Uzan 60, Cours de Vincennes – 75012 Paris. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 9 June 2017
A device on the upper arch made from resin in order to disengage the teeth and practice an altered unilateral chewing allowing the stimulation of the three dimensional growth of the maxilla, and the repositioning of the mandible.
This article will show the early resolution of the open bite and the anterior vertical excess.
Key words: Chewing / lateral movements / posterior elevations / open bite
© The authors
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.