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Angle Class I malocclusion with bimaxillary dental protrusion and missing mandibular first molars*

|Aldino Puppin Filho|

This case report describes the orthodontic treatment of a 24-year-old patient presenting with Angle Class I malocclusion, bimaxillary dental protrusion and recent loss of mandibular molars. Treatment involved extraction of the maxillary first premolars and closing of mandibular first molar spaces. Treatment outcomes demonstrate the need for individualized treatment planning and highlight the key role played by biomechanical concepts in achieving proper orthodontic tooth movement. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics (BBO) as representative of the free choice category in partial fulfillment of the requirements for obtaining the BBO Diploma.

Keywords: |Má oclusão Classe I de Angle|Ortodontia Corretiva|Biomecânica|Fechamento de espaço ortodôntico|

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