Conservative management of malocclusion in mixed dentition

A Sharma, G Kaur, A Gera, S Goyal
Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2000, 18 (3): 103-7
The treatment planning in mixed dentition period has changed from extraction to non extraction. Any orthodontic treatment must take into consideration the growth trends and the pubertal growth spurt. The two cases presented here were treated during mixed dentition period in different ways: one with fixed appliances and the other with removable myofunctional appliance therapy, with satisfactory results. Hence for a conservative treatment approach, the non-extraction treatment is recommended in mixed dentition period.

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