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Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2456-8899, ISSN: 2231-0614 (Past),Vol.: 25, Issue.: 7

Review Article

An Overview of Class III Malocclusion (Prevalence, Etiology and Management)


Mohammad Jaradat1*

1Department of Paedodontics and Orthodontics, Arab American University, Palestine.

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(1) Mamta Kaushik, Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Army College of Dental Sciences, India.


(1) Riccardo Beltrami, University of Pavia, Italy.

(2) K. Srinivasan, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, India.

(3) F. Armando Montesinos, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico.

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The prevalence of angle class III malocclusion varies greatly among and within populations, with the greatest incidence being seen among Asian people. The etiology of class III malocclusion is wide-ranging and complex, with both environmental and genetic contributions. A class III malocclusion can be of dental or skeletal origin, so it is crucial to classify the malocclusion accurately in order to manage it on a sound clinical basis. This article sheds the light on the best timing and management approach class III malocclusion that develops during the pre-pubertal and post-pubertal years.


Keywords :

Class III malocclusion; reverse pull headgear; miniplates; maxillary advancement.

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DOI : 10.9734/JAMMR/2018/39927

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