The effects of the spring-loaded posterior bite-block on the maxillo-facial morphology.


The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of the spring-loaded bilateral posterior occlusal bite-block on the maxillo-facial morphology, with emphasis on the response of the facial structures to the progressively increased vertical dimension. Our sample consisted of two groups: eleven open-bite subjects having a mean age of 10.30 years, treated… (More)


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