Kombinasi Penggunaan Quadhelix Dan Tanggul Gigitan Posterior Pada Perawatan Crossbite Anterior

Rhabiah El Fithriyah
Journal article Majalah Kedokteran Gigi Indonesia • Апрель 2016

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Combination quad helix and bite riser posterior for anterior crossbite treatment. Anterior crossbite treatment can be done with the appliances either by removable appliances or fixed appliances. One fixed appliance that can be used in the treatment of anterior crossbite is a quad helix with a combination of bite raiser posterior. It is the preferred appliance for correction of maxillary dental constriction in a preadolescent child. Quad helix is activated by widening the anterior or posterior helices. An 11-year-old female patient referred to the clinic with a problem of crowding teeth that affected her appearance. The diagnosis for her case was malocclusions dentoalveolar class I angle along with anterior crossbite 12 and 21, anterior crowding maxilla with convex face profile, shifted median line, and no TMJ disorder. The treatment plan used a quad helix and bite riser posterior followed by a fixed orthodontic treatment. The aim of this study was to correct the anterior crossbite using a combination of a quad helix and bite raiser posterior. The patient was treated using composite bite raiser posterior on the occlusal surface of 16.26, and quad helix soldered to bands and cemented on 16 and 26. The patient was instructed to get her teeth controlled every two week to activate quad helix. After 3 months of active treatment, anterior crossbite was corrected. The appliance was left passively in place for 3 months as retention. The study concluded that crossbite treatment with a combination of a quad helix and bite riser was effective in correcting anterior crossbite in adolescents.