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2019 Annual Session Conference

Outcomes Following Non Surgical Treatment of Severe Class II Division I Malocclusions: Results from the Pilot Practice Based Research Network Study

May 4, 2019 10:55am ‐ May 4, 2019 11:25am


This lecture provides an overview of various non-surgical orthodontic treatment approaches to treat Class II Division I malocclusions. The effect of various treatment approaches on immediate post-deband outcomes, retention strategies and compliance, long term stability, quality of life, patient satisfaction, and provider satisfaction are presented. The results of the study show that good end of treatment outcomes can be realized with non-surgical orthodontic treatment approaches. The overall quality of life and satisfaction (assessed during retention check visits) was very high. A vast majority of subjects reported that there were never concerned about their appearance, teased, or had to avoid smiling/laughing following orthodontic treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Propose various non-surgical orthodontic treatment approaches to treat severe Class II Division I malocclusions.
  • Recognize the impact of retention protocol on long term stability of occlusion.
  • Demonstrate the importance of orthodontic treatment and how it can influence quality of life of a patient.


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