Kamble Ranjit

Department of Orthodontics, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, India


  • Review Article   
    Mandibular Molar Protraction
    Author(s): Shambhavi S Moharil*, Kamble Ranjit and Renuka Talla

    Many orthodontists worry about the spacing in the mandibular arch whether it is due to second molar extraction or due to the missing second premolar. Missing mandibular molar can cause problem such as posterior spacing. If the clinician wants to go for a prosthetic outlook, then there should be left an exact amount of space in the arch and alveolar ridge should be kept unharmed. There are conditions in which the patient desires for a whole set of natural dentitions as well as cases where molar mesialization can correct the malocclusion and simultaneously improve the profile of the patient. There are various appliances which make this mechanism possible which include loop mechanics such as cherryloop, running loop, T loop, V bends and tip back, sliding bends and bars, etc. Recent advances in TADS increased the scope of molar protraction in cases where the retractio.. Read More»
    DOI: https://www.longdom.org/admin/index.php?page=ft-preview&id=102712

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