Semirapid maxillary expansion--a study of long-term transverse effects in older adolescents and adults.

@article{Ieri2004SemirapidME,
  title={Semirapid maxillary expansion--a study of long-term transverse effects in older adolescents and adults.},
  author={Haluk Işeri and Serhat Ozsoy},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2004},
  volume={74 1},
  pages={71-8}
}
A new approach, namely, semirapid maxillary expansion (SRME) was introduced with the hypothesis that SRME may stimulate the adaptation process in the nasomaxillary complex and thus would result in reduction of relapse in the postretention period. The aim of this study was therefore to evaluate the short- and long-term effects of SRME on dentofacial structures in older adolescents and adults. The study sample consisted of 40 individuals, 20 orthodontic patients who required maxillary expansion… CONTINUE READING

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