Posttreatment evaluation of the distal jet appliance.

  title={Posttreatment evaluation of the distal jet appliance.},
  author={V Ngantung and Ram S. Nanda and S Jay Bowman},
  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={120 2},
This study analyzed molar distalization with the distal jet appliance, its effect on the anchor teeth, and the outcome at the completion of orthodontic treatment. Pretreatment, after distalization, and posttreatment lateral cephalometric radiographs were evaluated for 21 adolescent girls and 12 adolescent boys. The mean age of the subjects at the time of the pretreatment radiograph was 12.8 +/- 2.2 years. The mean time for the correction of the Class II molar relationship was 6.7 +/- 1.7 months… CONTINUE READING

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