Changes in airway dimensions and hyoid bone position following class II correction with forsus fatigue resistant device


CANIGÜR BAVBEK N., BALOŞ TUNCER B., TÜRKÖZ Ç., Ulusoy C., TUNCER C.

CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.20, no.7, pp.1747-1755, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00784-015-1659-1
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1747-1755
  • Keywords: Fixed functional appliance, Forsus device, Class II malocclusion, BIMAXILLARY PROTRUSION, ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT, POSTERIOR AIRWAY, NON-EXTRACTION, TWIN-BLOCK, MALOCCLUSION, APPLIANCES, SPACE, ANCHORAGE, ACTIVATOR
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of fixed functional therapy on oropharyngeal airway dimensions and hyoid bone positions in Class II patients and make comparison with an untreated Class II group.