Nonextraction treatment of Class I malocclusion with severe anterior crowding: A case report


Kocadereli I.

QUINTESSENCE INTERNATIONAL, vol.34, no.2, pp.123-129, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Journal Name: QUINTESSENCE INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.123-129
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The treatment of a 12-year-old girl with a Class I malocclusion, severe anterior crowding, and posterior crossbite is described. The patient, who had limited growth potential and exhibited a straight facial profile, was treated with rapid maxillary expansion and nonextraction edgewise mechanics.