Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Open bite(OB)


OPEN BITE: ETIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT

S.Vaibava Keerthana; Dr. Thulasiram; Dr.M.S. Kannan

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 4, Pages 1753-1756

Anterior open bite is one of the most difficult malocclusions to treat with its varied characterizations. Appropriate etiology should be identified for effective management of open bite. Anterior Open Bite can irrespectively occur in all kinds of malocclusion. Aesthetics, speech, mastication and tooth wear are some of the common concerns for the patients. Thorough apprehension of the anomaly is important in determining the appropriate corrective measures. This review will throw more light on the etiology of open bite, diagnosis and treatment enabling the clinicians for better understanding of the malocclusion.