A comparative analysis of maxillary tooth movement produced by cervical headgear and pend-x appliance.

@article{Taner2003ACA,
  title={A comparative analysis of maxillary tooth movement produced by cervical headgear and pend-x appliance.},
  author={T{\"u}lin Uğur Taner and Filiz Yukay and Muge Pehlivanoglu and Banu Cakirer},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2003},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={686-91}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of cervical headgear and pend-x on the maxillary first molar, second molar, first premolar, and upper incisors. Cephalometric radiographs were obtained at the start of treatment (T1) and after molar distalization was completed (T2) for 13 patients in a pend-x group and 13 patients in a cervical headgear group. The changes of the maxillary teeth were measured on maxillary superimpositions. Nonparametric Mann-Whitney U-test was used to compare… CONTINUE READING

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