A comparison of the effects of rapid maxillary expansion and fan-type rapid maxillary expansion on dentofacial structures.

@article{Doruk2004ACO,
  title={A comparison of the effects of rapid maxillary expansion and fan-type rapid maxillary expansion on dentofacial structures.},
  author={Cenk Doruk and Ali Altuğ Biçakçi and Faruk Ayhan Başçiftçi and Uğur Ağar and Hasan Babacan},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2004},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={184-94}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the sagittal, transverse, and vertical effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and fan-type RME on dentofacial structures. The study group consisted of 34 patients, 14 boys and 20 girls (average age 12.5 years), selected without considering their skeletal class and sex. The fan-type RME group comprised 17 subjects, who had an anterior constricted maxilla with a normal intermolar width. The RME group comprised 17 other subjects, who had a… CONTINUE READING

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