Deciduous dentition-anchored rapid maxillary expansion in crossbite and non-crossbite mixed dentition patients: reaction of the permanent first molar.

@article{Cozzani2003DeciduousDR,
  title={Deciduous dentition-anchored rapid maxillary expansion in crossbite and non-crossbite mixed dentition patients: reaction of the permanent first molar.},
  author={Mauro Cozzani and Marco Dall Rosa and Paolo Cozzani and Giuseppe Siciliani},
  journal={Progress in orthodontics},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={15-22}
}
This preliminary report describes our evaluation of the behavior of permanent maxillary first molars subsequent to rapid maxillary expansion (RME) in the mixed dentition in crossbite and non-crossbite cases; maxillary deciduous canines and second molars were used as anchorage. The RME appliance was cemented on the maxillary deciduous second molars and canines in 19 (13 females, six males) patients with unilateral or bilateral permanent molar crossbites (Group A) and in 13 (10 females, three… CONTINUE READING

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