Palatal expansion using a bonded appliance. Report of a case.
A case involving the use of an acrylic-lined bondable palatal expansion appliance is reported. The proposed design modifications allow the expansion appliance to be used in patients of any dental age while keeping the palate free of acrylic. Clinical trial of this appliance suggests that it is an acceptable alternative to conventional expansion appliance designs.
Malocclusion, Angle Class II
Palatal Expansion Technique
Pub Type(s)Case Reports
Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.