Stage 2 the lower incisors

Is it possible to position the lower incisors in good relationship to the PIP for the upper incisors? Can we achieve the required lower incisor position by orthodontics alone? In ("lass III cases with mandibular excess, this is frequently the key question, especially in growing individuals (Fig. 8.14). Often the answer will be 'probably, provided growth will not be unfavorable'. Alternatively, the answer may be 'possibly, but there is concern about future growth, and it is preferable to wait for this to express itself (p. 234).

Fig. 8.14 The second stage of treatment planning involves positioning of the lower incisors. This is frequently a key concern in Class III cases with mandibular excess.

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