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Predicting functional appliance treatment outcome in Class II malocclusions--a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9294357     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Selecting cases suitable for treatment with a functional appliance remains a problem as much of the relevant literature is anecdotal. There are also design and methodologic differences between the available studies, and most studies are limited to the Andresen type of appliance. The literature suggests that functional appliances are most successful in cases with an overjet of up to 11 mm, an increased overbite, active facial growth, and good cooperation.
S Barton; P A Cook
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics     Volume:  112     ISSN:  0889-5406     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-10-02     Completed Date:  1997-10-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8610224     Medline TA:  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-6     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Leeds Dental Institute, England.
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MeSH Terms
Malocclusion, Angle Class II / physiopathology,  therapy*
Maxillofacial Development
Orthodontic Appliances, Functional*
Patient Compliance
Treatment Outcome
Comment In:
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 1998 Mar;113(3):19A   [PMID:  9517713 ]

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