Class II malocclusions are frequent and multiple treatment techniques have been described. While data on dentoskeletal effects are abundant in literature, success rates have only seldom been analyzed despite the fact, that success is the basis for any treatment decision. Patients also become increasingly aware of the fact that orthodontic treatments have a relapse potential and in turn expect evidence-based estimates for the stability of their treatment.The lecture will give an overview of the currently available evidence.
Describe and compare the success rates of different Class II treatment approaches.
Estimate the stability of Class II treatments.
Recognize predictive factors for success and stability.