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Annual Session 2021

AS21B29 - Long-term Evaluation of Class III Orthopedics using Skeletal Anchorage

Jun 26, 2021 9:35am ‐ Jun 26, 2021 10:00am


Bone plates and screws have been used to protract the maxilla and retrain/redirect mandibular growth to treat Class III adolescents. While studies exist showing the short-term outcomes of these treatment methods, no long-term data exist. This lecture will report findings from a long-term follow-up study on Bone Anchored Maxillary Protraction (BAMP). It will outline limitations of maxillary changes are after 15 years of age and report new findings on continued restrain/redirection of mandibular growth in late adolescence. Retention guidelines for Class III patients will be presented.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the long-term orthopedic effects of BAMP.
  • Appreciate challenges of maxillary protraction in late adolescent.
  • Implement retention strategies for growing Class II patients.


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