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2020 Winter Conference

The Demonstration and Evaluation of Openbite Closure with Aligners

Feb 8, 2020 9:15am ‐ Feb 8, 2020 10:00am


Through the incipiency of clear aligner treatment, it has been demonstrated that the technique may offer excellent vertical control in the management of hyperdivergent type or anterior open bite malocclusions. Evaluation of techniques used to treat anterior open bites will be discussed in detail, in addition to benefits and detriments of this particular modality. Long-term stability will be evaluated, along with retention considerations.

Learning Objectives:
  • Better understand appropriate attachment design and nuances of the digital treatment planning process to effectively manage anterior open bite patients.
  • Identify the benefits and potential detriments to the patient if using clear aligners to close anterior open bites.
  • Evaluate retention considerations to help improve stability of anterior open bite correction in clear aligner patients.



  • Mazyar Moshiri, DMD, MS, FICD : Consultant: Align Technology

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