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SHORT COMMUNICTION: CLINICAL INNOVATION
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 272-273

Modified posterior bite block for scissor bite correction


Reader, Department of Orthodontics, CSMSS Dental College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

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Umal Hiralal Doshi
UPHAR, 68 Builders Society, Near Nandanvan Colony, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-5742.192605

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Scissor bite or complete buccal crossbite can be limited to a single tooth or group of teeth. It is most commonly seen with second molars. Treatment modalities to correct the buccal inclination of maxillary second molar along with lingual inclination of mandibular molar is limited to use of cross-elastics or recently, use of micro-implants. Present case describes a simple method to correct such single tooth scissor bite with minimal side effect of extrusion and no need of any surgical intervention.


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