Effects of fixed functional therapy on tongue and hyoid positions and posterior airway


Ozdemir F. , Ulkur F., Nalbantgil D.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, vol.84, no.2, pp.260-264, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.2319/042513-319.1
  • Title of Journal : ANGLE ORTHODONTIST
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-264
  • Keywords: Airway, Functional therapy, Forsus FRD appliance, Class II malocclusion, OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP-APNEA, BIMAXILLARY PROTRUSION, MAXILLARY PROTRACTION, HERBST APPLIANCE, NON-EXTRACTION, CLASS-II, DIMENSIONS, SKELETAL, SPACE, MORPHOLOGY

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate how therapy with a fixed functional appliance affects airway dimensions, dentoalveolar changes, and tongue and hyoid positions.