Skeletal and dental effects during observation and treatment with a magnetic device.

@article{Meral2003SkeletalAD,
  title={Skeletal and dental effects during observation and treatment with a magnetic device.},
  author={Orhan Meral and Sema Y{\"u}ksel},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2003},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={716-22}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a magnetic appliance, MAD IV, on the treatment of anterior open bites in growing patients. The study material included the lateral cephalograms and hand-wrist radiographs of 16 patients who had an anterior open bite malocclusion. The radiographs were taken at the beginning (T1) and at the end of observation period (T2) and at the end of MAD IV application (T3). At the beginning of the study, the mean age of the subjects was 11 years two… CONTINUE READING