Noncompliant treatment of skeletal open bite.

  title={Noncompliant treatment of skeletal open bite.},
  author={Aldo Carano and William C Machata and Giuseppe Siciliani},
  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},
  volume={128 6},
The purpose of this article is to illustrate the effects of the rapid molar intrusion appliance, a treatment alternative that does not require patient compliance, for counteracting excessive vertical dimensions in growing patients and adults. The rapid molar intrusion appliance has 2 elastic modules that are secured on the maxillary and mandibular first-molar tubes. It is used in combination with maxillary and mandibular soldered lingual arches. Patient acceptance is good, and the patient's… CONTINUE READING

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