J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 21, Number 3, Juillet 2018
|Number of page(s)||15|
|Published online||04 February 2019|
Functionally orientated/systemic approach to orthodontic treatment of severe class II division 1 malocclusions: an adapted device, the FABP
Expert qualified in DFO (public practice)
Address for correspondence: Jean-Louis Raymond – Medical Center – 8 rue du Docteur René-Marques - 66250 Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 14 February 2018
The orthodontic treatment of severe class II division 1 malocclusions is often difficult, which leads some specialists to offer a surgical correction of the overjet. Treatment is made complex by the value of the horizontal overlap as much as the « depth » of deep bite that is very often present alongside the malocclusion. This is why we are offering a treatment protocol including a FABP (Fixed Anterior Bite Plate) which will allow, if the patient cooperates, to correct the anatomic anomaly while concurrently establishing new masticatory cycles in order to stabilize and preserve the results obtained. It is this systemic approach of treatment that is the focus of this article.
Key words: Skeletal class II malocclusions / mandibular movements / occlusal plane / incisal bite plane
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