Management of class iii malocclusion in children

Valli B

The aim of this article is to review the various types of management of class III malocclusion in children. Class III malocclusion is one of the very severe dentofacial anomalies. This malocclusion is classified into dentoalveolar, skeletal or functional, that determines the prognosis. The facial growth of Class III malocclusion worsens with age. Class III malocclusion poses a challenging dilemma for the clinician because these children have of growth patterns that differ from that of children with class I malocclusion. The mandible grows more rapidly than the maxilla, exacerbating the class III malocclusion as the child go through adolescence. A review on Management of Class III malocclusion in children will help us to know more about it and also to find few more options to manage the class III malocclusion.

Download PDF: