Changes in airway dimensions and hyoid bone position following class II correction with forsus fatigue resistant device

@article{Bavbek2015ChangesIA,
  title={Changes in airway dimensions and hyoid bone position following class II correction with forsus fatigue resistant device},
  author={Nehir Canigur Bavbek and Burcu Baloş Tuncer and Cagri Turkoz and Cağri Ulusoy and Cumhur Tuncer},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2015},
  volume={20},
  pages={1747-1755}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of fixed functional therapy on oropharyngeal airway dimensions and hyoid bone positions in Class II patients and make comparison with an untreated Class II group. Eighteen patients (8 girls, 10 boys; mean age 13.62 ± 1.92 years) who were treated with Forsus Fatique Resistant Device (FFRD) and 19 patients (11 girls, 8 boys; mean age 12.74 ± 0.91 years) who served as control were enrolled. Cephalograms were used to assess linear, angular… CONTINUE READING
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