Growth and treatment changes in patients treated with a headgear-activator appliance.

@article{Bendeus2002GrowthAT,
  title={Growth and treatment changes in patients treated with a headgear-activator appliance.},
  author={Margareta Bendeus and Urban H{\"a}gg and Bakr M. Rabie},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2002},
  volume={121 4},
  pages={376-84}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate growth and treatment changes in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion treated with a combined headgear-activator appliance. The sample consisted of 20 consecutive male patients treated with headgear-activator. Their compliance was checked after 2 months of treatment, and 3 patients dropped out. Lateral cephalograms, obtained 6 months before treatment, at the start of treatment, after 6 and 12 months of treatment, and 24 months after treatment… CONTINUE READING