Facial mask and Meaw technique in a class III patient managing. Case report

Abstract

The management of Class III malocclusion involves several considerations to be taken at the time of making therapeutic decisions, such as age, sex, the technique used, general conditions of the patient, collaboration and aesthetic requirements. This is a malocclusion that demands quick and effective action to ensure aesthetic and functional conditions as a priority. This report presents a case of a 14 years with a skeletal Class III malocclusion treated initially with facial mask and Mc .Namara breaker, in order to make a posteroanterior protraction of the maxilla and the mandible sagital control, then continue with the technique of MEAW multi-ansas, thus achieves a dentoalveolar compensation and better occlusal adjustment.

Authors

  • Rubén Quintana Institución Universitaria Colegios de Colombia UNICOC. Cali, Colombia.
  • Luis-Fernando Díaz Institución Universitaria Colegios de Colombia UNICOC. Cali, Colombia.
  • Antonio Bedoya Institución Universitaria Colegios de Colombia UNICOC. Cali, Colombia.

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, Institución Universitaria Colegios de Colombia UNICOC. Cali, Colombia.
Residente de Ortodoncia y Ortopedia Maxilar posgrado de Ortodoncia y Ortopedia Maxilar.

, Institución Universitaria Colegios de Colombia UNICOC. Cali, Colombia.
Ortodoncista, Profesor del Posgrado de Ortodoncia y Ortopedia Maxilar.

, Institución Universitaria Colegios de Colombia UNICOC. Cali, Colombia.
Odontólogo, Ortodoncista Ortopedista Maxilar, Director posgrado de Ortodoncia y Ortopedia Maxilar.

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Published
2015-07-01
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How to Cite
Quintana, R., Díaz, L.-F., & Bedoya, A. (2015). Facial mask and Meaw technique in a class III patient managing. Case report. Revista Estomatología, 23(1), 26-31. https://doi.org/10.25100/re.v23i1.2967
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Case Report