THE EFFECTS OF MAXILLARY EXPANSION ON THE SOFT TISSUE FACIAL PROFILE


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Aras I. , OLMEZ S., AKAY M. C. , GÜNBAY T. , ARAS A.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, vol.51, no.3, pp.1-10, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.17096/jiufd.85884
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-10

Abstract

Purpose: The aims of this retrospective study were to evaluate the possible changes in soft tissue facial profile induced by orthopedic rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME), and to correlate them with the underlying hard tissue alterations.