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Interceptive orthodontics does not include:

 # Interceptive orthodontics does not include:
A. Space maintainer
B. Oral hygiene measure
C. Frenectomy
D. Serial extraction




The correct answer is: B. Oral Hygiene Measure.

Various interceptive orthodontic procedures that will help in the correction or reduction of the severity of malocclusions are listed below:
  • Serial extraction/guidance of occlusion
  • Correction of developing crossbites
  • Control of abnormal oral habits
  • Proximal stripping of deciduous teeth to facilitate the eruption of adjacent permanent teeth
  • Correction of occlusal interferences
  • Interception of skeletal malrelations
  • Space regaining
  • Muscle exercises
  • Removal of soft tissue and bony barriers

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