adj describes excessive vertical development of the posterior facial height or underdevelopment of the anterior facial height resulting in improper alignment of the bite. Also referred to as
long-face syndrome.
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2 Vertical facial forms have been described as hypodivergent, hyperdivergent and normodivergent or short angle, long angle and normal angle by different authors.
Lineberger, McNamara, Baccetti, Herberger, & Franch (2012) found no significant skeletal changes in the vertical dimension of hyperdivergent patients with the use of a fixed expansion appliance in comparison to individuals with a normal vertical relationship.
The authors address choosing the mini-implant; placement techniques; the biomechanics of mini-implants; uses in maxillary and mandibular molar distalization, molar protraction, orthodontic management of arch asymmetries, and molar vertical control in hyperdivergent patients and skeletal open bites; mini-implant-assisted expansion; the management of mini-implant-supported multidisciplinary treatments; and the evidence on mini-implants in orthodontics.
Orthopedic correction of growing hyperdivergent, retrognathic patients with miniscrew implants.
Comparison of Condylar Position in Hyperdivergent and Hypodivergent Facial Skeletal Types.
Conversely, in patients with convex profile, hyperdivergent skeletal pattern, vertical excess and increased display of the interlabial gap and incisors at rest, the orthodontic treatment must be focused on incisors intrusion and vertical control.
One of the primary objectives sought by orthodontists in treating hyperdivergent individuals is maintaining vertical control during the extent of the malocclusion treatment.
Identification of human rotavirus serotype by hybridization to polymerasechain reaction-generated probes derived from a hyperdivergent region of the gene encoding outer capsid protein VP7.
Dentoskeletal effects of functional appliances vs bimaxillary surgery in hyperdivergent Class II patients.
This case report describes orthodontic management of a young girl with severe class II malocclusion combined with hyperdivergent mandible.
Occlusal plane and mandibular posture in the hyperdivergent type of malocclusion in mixed dentition subjects.