Skeletal and dento-alveolar changes as a result of headgear activator therapy related to different vertical growth patterns.

@article{Dermaut1992SkeletalAD,
  title={Skeletal and dento-alveolar changes as a result of headgear activator therapy related to different vertical growth patterns.},
  author={Luc R. Dermaut and F van den Eynde and Guy A. M. De Pauw},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  year={1992},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          140-6
        }
}
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the dental and skeletal effect of the headgear activator according to Van Beek (1981). Special emphasis is put on the changes in vertical position of the incisors after treatment. The material for this study consists of pre- and post-treatment cephalograms of 43 girls and 35 boys with severe Class II malocclusions. Changes due to treatment were compared with two control groups: the series of Riolo et al. (1984), and 50 Austrian children with Class II… CONTINUE READING
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