The effect of chin cup therapy on the growth and development of the cranial base and midface.

@article{Ritucci1986TheEO,
  title={The effect of chin cup therapy on the growth and development of the cranial base and midface.},
  author={R Ritucci and Ravindra Nanda},
  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},
  year={1986},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={475-83}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine how the growth rates of certain cranial base and midfacial points and dimensions were affected by force application to the mandible by the chin cup. Control and treated samples consisting of Japanese girls with skeletal Class III relationships were analyzed. Each sample consisted of lateral cephalometric radiographs taken annually (control group) or semiannually (treated group) from early childhood through adolescence. The control sample was composed… CONTINUE READING
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