Clinical evaluation of the centre of resistance of the upper incisors during retraction.


The aim of this study was to evaluate the movement of anterior teeth during retraction with a force applied through the assumed centre of resistance (CRe).Twenty-two subjects with a Class I or II malocclusion were included. Each subject had the two upper first premolars extracted, resulting in a symmetrical extraction space of at least 3 mm between the… (More)


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