Outcome assessment of lingual and labial appliances compared with cephalometric analysis, peer assessment rating, and objective grading system in Angle Class II extraction cases.

@article{Deguchi2015OutcomeAO,
  title={Outcome assessment of lingual and labial appliances compared with cephalometric analysis, peer assessment rating, and objective grading system in Angle Class II extraction cases.},
  author={Toru Deguchi and Fumie Terao and Tomo Aonuma and Tomoki Kataoka and Yasuyo Sugawara and Takashi Yamashiro and Teruko Takano-Yamamoto},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2015},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          400-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To validate our hypothesis that there would be significant differences in treatment outcomes, including cephalometric values, degree of root resorption, occlusal indices, and functional aspect, between cases treated with labial and lingual appliances. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-four consecutively treated Class II cases with extractions and lingual appliance were compared with 25 matched cases treated with extraction and labial appliance. Orthodontic treatment outcomes were… CONTINUE READING
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