Expansion of maxillary arches with crossbite: a systematic review of RCTs in the last 12 years.

@article{Zuccati2013ExpansionOM,
  title={Expansion of maxillary arches with crossbite: a systematic review of RCTs in the last 12 years.},
  author={Giliana Clauser Zuccati and Serena Casci and Tiziana Doldo and Carlo Clauser},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={29-37}
}
The aim of this study was to review recent randomized clinical trials (RCTs) dealing with the effectiveness of various modalities of orthopaedic/orthodontic expansion of maxillary arches with crossbite and the associated 6 month post retention stability. The study selection criteria included RCTs involving subjects with maxillary deficiency with crossbite, with no limits of age. The authors searched the following electronic databases from 1999 to January 2011: the Cochrane Central Register of… CONTINUE READING