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Hybrid and “Invisible” treatment of class I malocclusion in patient with low grade of cooperation


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Abstract

Currently, the orthodontist must find a better combination between two or more techniques and thus adapt them in favor of the resolution of the malocclusion. This article describes the treatment of a patient (Class I malocclusion) with hygiene problems and low motivation to wear removable appliances for a long time. The case was solved with a hybrid combination of lingual appliances and clear aligners. The results were obtained in just nine months and demonstrated that it is possible to consider using this approach in more complicated malocclusions, considering the advantages and disadvantages of each technique.

Keywords

technology, dental aesthetics, lingual orthodontics

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