The goal for all orthodontic treatment plans must include a pre-determined posttreatment smile line. To this end, precise analysis of the individuals’ skeletofacial and soft tissue conditions is necessary. Also, among deep overbite patients, facial, skeletal and soft tissue parameters show varying conditions. The treatment plans, therefore, must reflect variability. This lecture will strive to offer some treatment approaches for the deep overbite patient.
Distinguish the difference in assessing the FMA values among Asians and westerners.
Discuss the treatment plan options for high/low angled deep overbite cases using fixed appliances.
Recognize the influencing factors contributing to the posttreatment stability of deep overbite correction.