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Treatment of Angle class I malocclusion with severe crowding by extraction of four premolars: A case report

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Anushka Singh, Karuna Singh Sawhny, Sujit Panda, Bilal Ahmad Bhat


This case report describes the treatment of a 17-year-old Male who presented with bimaxillary protrusion, crowding, proclined maxillary and mandibular anteriors, increased overjet, deep bite and incompetent lips. Treatment was initiated using fixed orthodontic appliances MBT followed by four 1st premolar extractions in both arches. Case was finished with good inter cuspation of the upper and lower teeth. Molars were finished in a Class I relationship with canine guidance, and ideal overjet and overbite were obtained. Successful finishing of a case with beautiful smile, obtained proper overjet and overbite and the improved soft tissue profile.

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