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Gaceta Médica Espirituana

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LUIS ACOSTA, Ana Cecilia et al. Using of Neville Bass in the treatment of mandibular retrognathism. Case report. Gac Méd Espirit [online]. 2018, vol.20, n.3, pp.128-135. ISSN 1608-8921.


The use of retentive upper acrylic plates and extension of lingual elements for the treatment of mandibular retrognathism is a novel option in Cuba.


To illustrate the result in a patient with mandibular retrognathism treated with the Neville Bass device.

Case Report:

A 9 year-old, half blood, female patient, with neuromuscular dysfunction, having poor intermaxillary relationship, caused by mandibular retrognathism, the patient was treated with the Neville Bass device.


The treatment using the Neville Bass device allowed obtaining a correct relation of their bone bases.

Keywords : Bass Neville, mandibular retrognathism; activator appliances; orthodontic appliances; malocclusion; orthodontics.

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