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ASDC J Dent Child. 1998 May-Jun;65(3):177-81.

Early orthopedic treatment for Class III skeletal pattern.

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Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Abstract

An eight-year-old female, Class III due to maxillary retrusion with brachyfacial growth pattern was treated with a functional regulator appliance (FR-3). By initiating treatment at an early age, developing skeletal imbalances were corrected. At postretention six years she had balanced profile and stable functional occlusion.

PMID:
9668945
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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