Asymmetric maxillary expansion (AMEX) appliance for treatment of true unilateral posterior crossbite.

@article{Toroglu2002AsymmetricME,
  title={Asymmetric maxillary expansion (AMEX) appliance for treatment of true unilateral posterior crossbite.},
  author={Mustafa Serdar Toroglu and Erhan Uzel and Mustafa Kayalioglu and Ilter Uzel},
  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},
  year={2002},
  volume={122 2},
  pages={164-73}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an asymmetrical maxillary expansion (AMEX) appliance. Patients with true unilateral posterior crossbites were included in the study. The treatment group consisted of 18 patients who had a mean age of 14 +/- 2.3 years. Treatment effects were evaluated on posteroanterior radiographs, dental casts, and photographs of the dental casts. All unilateral posterior crossbites were corrected in a mean expansion treatment time of 3.3 +/- 0.48 months. As… CONTINUE READING

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