Skeletal and dental changes with fixed slow maxillary expansion treatment: a systematic review.

@article{Lagravre2005SkeletalAD,
  title={Skeletal and dental changes with fixed slow maxillary expansion treatment: a systematic review.},
  author={Manuel O Lagrav{\`e}re and Paul Major and Carlos Flores-Mir},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={136 2},
  pages={194-9}
}
BACKGROUND The authors were not able to identify any systematic reviews or meta-analysis on the dental or skeletal changes associated with slow maxillary expansion (SME). Therefore, they conducted a study to evaluate skeletal and dental changes after fixed SME treatment in orthodontic patients with constricted arches. METHODS The authors included in their evaluation clinical trials that assessed skeletal and dental arch changes through measurements on dental casts or cephalometric radiographs… CONTINUE READING

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