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2018 Annual Session Conference

Interdisciplinary Treatment of Adult Class II Malocclusions

May 7, 2018 8:00am ‐ May 7, 2018 8:45am


In the last years, there has been an increasing request of orthodontic treatment from adult subjects who want to improve their smile. Between 12% and 49% of adults present a Class II division 1 malocclusion that, associated with patient's dental health, often dictates new challenges to both the general dental practitioner and the orthodontist. The aim of this presentation is to clarify how today a practitioner can improve the aesthetic, the smile and the occlusion of adult subjects by providing a correct interdisciplinary treatment plan with the aim of maintaining a good periodontal health and at the same time improve the smile with a good restorative intervention.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define a proper interdisciplinary treatment plan with your colleagues. 
  • Identify the proper time to start an orthodontic treatment after periodontal one.
  • Evaluate how can a dentoalveolar class II malocclusion be corrected in adult subjects without surgery.


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