Original Article

“The Cephalometrıc Evaluatıon Of Fıxed Habıt Breaker Applıcatıon In Mıxed Dentıtıon Openbıte Cases”


  • Nejat Erverdi
  • Tülin Arun
  • Nazan Küçükkeleş
  • Sibel Biren

Turk J Orthod 1991;4(1):40-49

In this research, the effect of crib therapy on the treatment of openbite cases was investigated. The lateral head cephalometric films of 16 cases, 8 girls and 8 boys were used in the study. The average age was 9 at the begining of the treatment. The duration of treatment was one year. As a result maxillary and mandibular incisor extrusion, mandibular molar intrusion and counter clockwise mandibular rotation were found significantly.

Keywords: Crib therapy, anterior openbite