Transpalatal Distraction Using Bone-Borne Distractor: Clinical Observations and Dental and Skeletal Changes


Gunbay T. , Akay M. C. , Gunbay S., Aras A., Koyuncu B. O. , Sezer B.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.66, no.12, pp.2503-2514, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.joms.2008.06.105
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2503-2514

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this clinical Study was to analyze the Outcome, complications, and long-term results of transpalatal distraction for the correction of maxillary transverse deficiency (MTD) and assess skeletal and dental changes in the sagittal, vertical, and transverse planes through cephalograms and dental casts.