Upper airway changes following single-step or stepwise advancement using the Functional Mandibular Advancer


Aras I. , PASAOGLU A., OLMEZ S., Unal I. , ARAS A.

JOURNAL OF OROFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS-FORTSCHRITTE DER KIEFERORTHOPADIE, vol.77, no.6, pp.454-461, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00056-016-0062-0
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF OROFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS-FORTSCHRITTE DER KIEFERORTHOPADIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.454-461

Abstract

Purpose of the present study was to determine and compare possible changes in the dimensions of the pharyngeal airway, morphology of the soft palate, and position of the tongue and hyoid bone after single-step or stepwise mandibular advancement using the Functional Mandibular Advancer (FMA).