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Current Issue Volume 30 Issue 02 2021
Effect of Bite Opening on the Correction of Dental Anterior Cross Bite – A Novel Approach
Abul Khair Zalan BDS
Anser Maxood BDS, MSc, FRACDS, FICD, MAAPD
Mohammad Haroon Dalili BDS, MSc
Hira Zaman BDS, MDs
Khadeejah Khalil Zubairy BDS
Palwasha Babar BDS, MDS
Miraat Anser BDS
OBJECTIVES: To correct dental origin anterior crossbite by placement of Glass Ionomer cement occlusal stops on mandibular first permanent molars for maximum of two weeks.
METHODOLOGY: 16 patients (age: 7-11 years) with dental anterior crossbite were treated by placement of Glass Ionomer cement occlusal stops on mandibular first permanent molars for maximum of 2 weeks to create 1mm anterior open bite. The patients were then recalled after 1 month, 3 months and 6 months for follow up visits. Fisher’s exact test applied using SPSS version # 25.
Vol. 30, Issue No. 02 – April-June 2021
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