CC BY 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2023; 13(02): 177-186
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1755351
Review Article

Effectiveness of Management of Skeletal Class III Malocclusion during Primary, Mixed, and Permanent Dentition Period – A Literature Review

Amina Usman
1   Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Amitha M. Hegde
1   Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Rajmohan Shetty
1   Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Manju R.
1   Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
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Abstract

Skeletal class III malocclusion is one of the most challenging conditions in clinical dental practice. Various treatment options are available for the management of the condition such as reverse twin block appliance, facemask appliance, chin cup therapy, bone anchorage maxillary protraction device, and tandem traction bow appliance. However, treatment timing is controversial. There are various advantages and disadvantages following the correction of skeletal class III malocclusion during primary, mixed and permanent dentition period. Hence, this review aims to compile the available literature regarding the effectiveness of correction of skeletal class III malocclusion during primary, mixed, and permanent dentition.



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10 October 2022

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