Featured article: Treatment decision in adult patients with class III malocclusion: surgery versus orthodontics
The diagnosis, prognosis and treatment planning of class III malocclusion patients have always been a challenge for clinicians. A normal occlusion and improved facial esthetics of skeletal class III malocclusion can be achieved by growth modification, orthodontic camouflage, or orthodontic surgery. The age of the patient, severity of the malocclusion, patient’s chief complaint, clinical examinations, and cephalometric analysis will delineate the treatment of choice.
In this study, Eslami et al aim to delineate diagnostic measures in borderline class III cases for choosing proper treatment.
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About the Editor
Ravindra Nanda, Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Ravindra Nanda is Professor Emeritus, Former UConn Alumni Endowed Chair and Head of the Department of Craniofacial Sciences and Division of Orthodontics, University of Connecticut. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of various organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, European Orthodontic Society and Edward H. Angle Society. He has been active in orthodontic research in the area of biomechanics, clinical trials and acceleration of orthodontic treatment.
Dr. Nanda has given numerous lectures at national and international societies including Mershon Lecture at American Association of Orthodontics and Sheldon Friel Lecture at 2011 EOS Congress. He has authored with his colleagues more than 250 scientific papers and 8 text books. He has been recognized with various awards from numerous international orthodontic organizations.