Case Reports in Dentistry / 2018 / Article / Fig 10

Case Report

Miniplate-Aided Mandibular Dentition Distalization as a Camouflage Treatment of a Class III Malocclusion in an Adult

Figure 10

Schematic illustration of the en masse mandibular distalization mechanics. Distalization force applied to the miniplate is above the center of the mandibular dentition. This leads to counterclockwise rotation of the mandibular teeth which helps in correcting the anterior open bite.