Turkish Journal of Orthodontics
Original Article

Frontal Cephalometrıc Evaluatıon Of Transversal Effects Of Rapıd Maxıllary Expansıon


Serbest Ortodontist


Hacettepe Üniversitesi Diş Hekimliği Fakültesi Ortodonti Ana Bilim Dalı


GATA Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi Diş Kliniği Ortodonti Bölümü


E.Ü. Dişhekimliği Fakültesi Ortodonti Anabilim Dalı

Turk J Orthod 1994; 7: 26-27
DOI: 10.13076/1300-3550-7-1-26
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Rapid maxillary expansion was utilized in 14 individuals 9 of them were girls and 5 of them were boys. Average age of the treatment sample was 11.6 years and the age range was 10.2 to 13.6 years. Initial and final anteroposterior x-rays were taken between 6 months interval and frontal cephalometric analysis was then performed on 28 tracings. As a resuit, it was concluded that tranversal effects of the RME was observed overall facial skeleton however the mid and lower portion of the face was predominantly influenced.

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