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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

“Face driven Orthodontics”- Correction of blocked out incisors with non-extraction approach: a case report

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Author Details: Luv Agarwal, Tania Aneja

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 40

Article End Page : 42


Orthodontic tooth movement of total blocked-out incisor is usually difficult as it is related with the problems of severe crowding, midline deviation, gingival recession and involvement of root resorption. A case report was presented to illustrate the treatment principles. It demonstrated with careful planning in non-extraction sequence and orthodontic mechanics to deliver light, controlled force, condition of totally blocked out incisor could be corrected with good results.

Keywords: Face driven orthodontics, Blocked-out incisor, Non-extraction.

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