Assessment of skeletal and dental changes by maxillary protraction.

  title={Assessment of skeletal and dental changes by maxillary protraction.},
  author={S J Sung and Hyoung Seon Baik},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  volume={114 5},
To further evaluate the effect of maxillary protraction on facial growth, cephalometric changes in 129 subjects with conditions diagnosed as skeletal Class III malocclusion and who had been treated with maxillary protraction were compared to 9 male and 12 female subjects with annual cephalometric records from the Yonsei growth study sample. The control subjects had Angle Class I malocclusions with normal overjet and overbite. More maxillary forward displacement and mandibular growth inhibition… CONTINUE READING