Turkish Journal of Orthodontics
Original Article

The Hıstologıcal Evaluatıon Of The Effect Of Nance Applıance On The Palatal Mucosa


Ortodonti Uzmanı, GATA Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastahanesi


Patoloji Uzmanı, GATA Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastahanesi


Ağız, Diş Çene Hastalıkları ve Cerrahisi Uzmanı, GATA Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastahanesi

Turk J Orthod 1992; 5: 37-40
DOI: 10.13076/1300-3550-5-1-37
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Nance appliance is a device utilized to reinforce the anchorage when combined with fixed appliances, exerting a permanent force on the palatal mucosa. In the study, the effects of Nance appliance on palatal mucosa was investigated histologically. After a period of 9 months, in 10 subjects, a parakeratosis and also an infiltration of mononuclear cells presenting a chronic tissue inflammation under the acrylic button.

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