Nonsurgical miniscrew-assisted rapid maxillary expansion results in acceptable stability in young adults.

@article{Choi2016NonsurgicalMR,
  title={Nonsurgical miniscrew-assisted rapid maxillary expansion results in acceptable stability in young adults.},
  author={Sung-Hwan Choi and Kyung-Keun Shi and Jung-Yul Cha and Young-chel Park and Kee-Joon Lee},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2016},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={713-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the stability of nonsurgical miniscrew-assisted rapid maxillary expansion (MARME) in young adults with a transverse maxillary deficiency. MATERIALS AND METHODS From a total of 69 adult patients who underwent MARME followed by orthodontic treatment with a straight-wire appliance, 20 patients (mean age, 20.9 ± 2.9 years) with follow-up records (mean, 30.2 ± 13.2 months) after debonding were selected. Posteroanterior cephalometric records and dental casts were obtained at… CONTINUE READING
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