A Prospective Study Comparing Adolescent and Post-Adolescent Periods Regarding Effects of Activator Appliance in Patients with Class II Mandibular Retrognathia by Using 3dMDface Analysis and Cephalometry.


Yüksel Coşkun E., Esenlik E.

Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research, vol.26, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.921401
  • Journal Name: Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: Imaging, Three-Dimensional, Puberty, Retrognathia, Young Adult, FACIAL PROFILE CHANGES, TWIN BLOCK APPLIANCES, SOFT-TISSUE PROFILE, DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS, FRANKEL APPLIANCE, DIVISION-1 MALOCCLUSIONS, ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT, CONDYLAR GROWTH, SKELETAL, BIONATOR
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this prospective study was to compare adolescent and post-adolescent growth periods regarding the effectiveness of conventional activator appliance in patients with Class II mandibular retrognathia by using lateral cephalometric radiographs and three-dimensional photogrammetry (3dMDface).