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Authors

Nicolas Homsi, Paulo Rodrigues, Gregorio Sánchez Aniceto, Beat Hammer, Scott Bartlett

Executive Editors

Edward Ellis III, Eduardo Rodriguez

General Editor

Daniel Buchbinder

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Minor occlusal adjustments

Treatment of slight residual malocclusion

The masticatory system may compensate for small imperfections in the mandible. However, patients with residual minor malocclusion can benefit from occlusal adjustments to obtain a more symmetric and stable bite.

Slight residual malocclusions in dentate patients may be corrected by orthodontic therapy or...

Secondary corrections of the mandible - Nonoperative treatment - Correction of minor malocclusions

...occlusal adjustments.

In patients with prosthetic appliances, new prostheses can be fabricated to accommodate the malocclusion.

Secondary corrections of the mandible - Nonoperative treatment - Correction of minor malocclusions