JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.72, no.8, pp.1559-1564, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Purpose: Previous studies of transpalatal distraction (TPD) have been based on dentoskeletal alterations of the jaws and nasal airway changes. The main aim of this study was to determine the effects of TPD on soft palate and pharyngeal airway dimensions and tongue posture.