Dentofacial changes in patients with Class III malocclusions treated by a combination of activator and chin-cup appliances.

@article{Basdra1997DentofacialCI,
  title={Dentofacial changes in patients with Class III malocclusions treated by a combination of activator and chin-cup appliances.},
  author={Efthimia K. Basdra and Angelika Stellzig and Gerda Komposch},
  journal={Australian orthodontic journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          225-8
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to examine, on pre-treatment and post-treatment lateral cephalograms, the effects of combined activator/chin-cup therapy on Class III patients, and to compare mean cephalometric differences noted during treatment with untreated Class I subjects. Fourteen females and fifteen males who exhibited a Class III malocclusion were the subjects of the study. Direct comparison of the mean value changes of the cephalometric variables during treatment of Class III patients… CONTINUE READING

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