Effects of mandibular incisor intrusion obtained using a conventional utility arch vs bone anchorage.

@article{Aydodu2011EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of mandibular incisor intrusion obtained using a conventional utility arch vs bone anchorage.},
  author={Esen Aydoğdu and {\"O}m{\"u}r Polat {\"O}zsoy},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2011},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={767-75}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the dentofacial effects of mandibular incisor intrusion using mini-implants with those of a conventional incisor intrusion mechanic, the utility arch. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-six deep-bite patients were enrolled to one of the two groups. In group 1 the mandibular incisors were intruded using a 0.16 × 0.22-inch stainless-steel segmental wire connected to two mini-implants. In group 2 the mandibular incisor intrusion was performed using a conventional utility arch… CONTINUE READING