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Treatment of Skeletal Class II Malocclusions with Invisalign in growing patients.

John Brabant BDS (Hons), MDS(Orthodontics) Sydney University - Australia

Prevention of dental decay and periodontal disease during orthodontic treatment is a key objective.

The use of removable appliances as opposed to fixed appliances has a distinct advantage with regards to the maintenance of good oral health. The majority of Skeletal Class II malocclusions are due to mandibular retrusion. Growing Skeletal Class II patients can be treated with a combination of the Twin Block appliance to-gether with Invisalign. By unlocking the mandible a more normal growth and devel-opment can lead to a Class I occlusion correction combined with improved facial aes-thetics. The use of certain fluoride products during treatment provide a sound preven-tative practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Advances in Invisalign technology has led to greater use of removable appliances in preference to fixed appliances.
  • Class II Skeletal malocclusions in the growing patients can be treated with Twin Blocks and Invisalign. This has a great advantage with regards to the patient’s oral health.
  • The use of certain fluoride products during treatment provides a sound preventative practice.
  • CategoriesOrthodontics
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Release dateTuesday 29th November, 2016, 03:30 AM
  • Expiration dateFriday 29th November, 2019, 03:30 AM
“Treatment of Skeletal Class II Malocclusions with Invisalign in growing patients.” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider. At the end of the webinar, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your ADA CERP and AGD PACE C.E. Certificates.