Conservative management of anterior spacing and deep bite: a case report

Southard, Karin A.; Southard, Thomas E.
October 1990
Quintessence International;Oct1990, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p807
Academic Journal
Case Study
This case report demonstrates correction of a maxillary anterior diastema in a Class I, deep bite dentition by using an intrusion utility arch wire. With proper case selection, this approach permits a conservative resolution to a common esthetic complaint. Critical treatment criteria, including diagnostic considerations, appliance mechanics, and retention, are discussed.


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