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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 130-135

Adjunctive use of a surgical splint for leveling the curve of Spee following mandibular advancement


1 Department of Orthodontics, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Unit of Orthodontics, Oral Health Sciences Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

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Dr. Swapnil D Ghodke
Department of Orthodontics, Nair Hospital Dental College, Dr. A L Nair Road, Mumbai Central, Mumbai - 400 008, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/njms.njms_343_21

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Deep curve of Spee is a very common problem among Class II malocclusion patients associated with mandibular deficiency. The curve of Spee is maintained and leveled following surgical mandibular advancement. The same surgical splint which is used to guide the mandibular advancement can also be used for the leveling of deep curve of Spee. This case report highlights the leveling of deep curve of Spee by the same surgical splint used during the surgical mandibular advancement. Thus, it helps to increase the lower facial height and also improves the overall facial appearance.


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