Early or late cervical traction therapy of Class II malocclusion in the mixed dentition.

@article{Wieslander1975EarlyOL,
  title={Early or late cervical traction therapy of Class II malocclusion in the mixed dentition.},
  author={L Wieslander},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics},
  year={1975},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={432-9}
}
  • L Wieslander
  • Published 1975 in American journal of orthodontics
It was the purpose of this investigation to evaluate the effect of cervical traction in Class II malocclusions in which treatment was started either early or late in the mixed dentition. Evaluation of the data indicated that the amount and direction of growth were of the greatest importance for effective treatment. Vertical growth appeared to be of particular importance and correlated to the anteroposterior improvement of the relationship between the maxilla and the mandible. Cervical traction… CONTINUE READING