Simultaneous correction of functional posterior cross bite a
The present case has been reported in the journal Contemporary Clinical Dentistry.

A 13-year-old male patient reported to the orthodontic clinic with the chief complaint of irregularly placed teeth in upper and lower jaw. His medical and dental history was noncontributory. On examination, he had an asymmetrical face with straight profile and competent lips. Chin was deviated toward the right side in occlusion due to the functional shift of mandible.

There were no other associated signs or symptoms of temporomandibular disorder. Molar relation was Class I on both sides on Class III skeletal bases with average mandibular growth pattern. Posterior crossbite extended from canine to the first molar on the right side and on first molars on the left side.

Maxillary and mandibular anterior crowding with deep bite was present with highly placed maxillary right canine and lingually placed lower left lateral incisor. There was upper midline shifted toward left side by 3 mm and lower midline shifted toward right side by 3 mm

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