palatal expansion technique

Summary

Summary: An orthodontic method used for correcting narrow or collapsed maxillary arches and functional cross-bite. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry),

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion followed by fixed appliances: a long-term evaluation of changes in arch dimensions
    James A McNamara
    Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1078, USA
    Angle Orthod 73:344-53. 2003
  2. ncbi A long-term study on the expansion effects of the cervical-pull facebow with and without rapid maxillary expansion
    Frederick A Fenderson
    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Angle Orthod 74:439-49. 2004
  3. ncbi Postpubertal assessment of treatment timing for maxillary expansion and protraction therapy followed by fixed appliances
    Lorenzo Franchi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 126:555-68. 2004
  4. ncbi Early crossbite correction: a three-dimensional evaluation
    Jasmina Primozic
    Department of Dental and Jaw Orthopaedics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Orthod 31:352-6. 2009
  5. ncbi Application and effectiveness of a mini-implant- and tooth-borne rapid palatal expansion device: the hybrid hyrax
    Benedict Wilmes
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    World J Orthod 11:323-30. 2010
  6. ncbi Effective maxillary orthopedic protraction for growing Class III patients: a clinical application simulates distraction osteogenesis
    Eric Jein Wein Liou
    Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Dentistry Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Taipe, Taiwan
    Prog Orthod 6:154-71. 2005
  7. ncbi Long-term skeletal changes with rapid maxillary expansion: a systematic review
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Angle Orthod 75:1046-52. 2005
  8. ncbi Meta-analysis of immediate changes with rapid maxillary expansion treatment
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, Department of Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:44-53. 2006
  9. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion--tooth tissue-borne versus tooth-borne expanders: a computed tomography evaluation of dentoskeletal effects
    Daniela G Garib
    Orthodontics, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 75:548-57. 2005
  10. ncbi Treatment and posttreatment skeletal effects of rapid maxillary expansion studied with low-dose computed tomography in growing subjects
    Roberta Lione
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:389-92. 2008

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  1. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion followed by fixed appliances: a long-term evaluation of changes in arch dimensions
    James A McNamara
    Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1078, USA
    Angle Orthod 73:344-53. 2003
    ..The amount of correction for the deficiency in maxillary arch perimeter was about 80%, whereas in the mandible a full correction was achieved...
  2. ncbi A long-term study on the expansion effects of the cervical-pull facebow with and without rapid maxillary expansion
    Frederick A Fenderson
    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Angle Orthod 74:439-49. 2004
    ..The stability of expansion achieved with an inner bow of a facebow was equal to that achieved with a Haas-type RME appliance. Both expansion protocols retained 90% of the initial intermolar expansion 15 years after expansion...
  3. ncbi Postpubertal assessment of treatment timing for maxillary expansion and protraction therapy followed by fixed appliances
    Lorenzo Franchi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 126:555-68. 2004
    ..The main contribution to overall occlusal correction was related to skeletal modifications rather than dental changes in both early and late treated groups...
  4. ncbi Early crossbite correction: a three-dimensional evaluation
    Jasmina Primozic
    Department of Dental and Jaw Orthopaedics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Orthod 31:352-6. 2009
    ..The palatal volume of the CB children increased as a result of orthodontic intervention to similar levels exhibited by the NCB children...
  5. ncbi Application and effectiveness of a mini-implant- and tooth-borne rapid palatal expansion device: the hybrid hyrax
    Benedict Wilmes
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    World J Orthod 11:323-30. 2010
    ..Because this device is also attached to the first molars, it can be denominated as a bone- and tooth-borne appliance (hybrid hyrax). The objective of this clinical pilot study was to investigate its dental and skeletal effects...
  6. ncbi Effective maxillary orthopedic protraction for growing Class III patients: a clinical application simulates distraction osteogenesis
    Eric Jein Wein Liou
    Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Dentistry Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Taipe, Taiwan
    Prog Orthod 6:154-71. 2005
    ..Sutural expansion/ protraction osteogenesis is a form of distraction osteogenesis. However, it still needs to be scrutinized experimentally for the sutural reactions corresponding to the effective maxillary orthopedic protraction...
  7. ncbi Long-term skeletal changes with rapid maxillary expansion: a systematic review
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Angle Orthod 75:1046-52. 2005
    ..The conclusions from this systematic review should be considered with caution because only a secondary level of evidence was found. Long-term randomized clinical trials are needed...
  8. ncbi Meta-analysis of immediate changes with rapid maxillary expansion treatment
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, Department of Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:44-53. 2006
    ..The authors conducted a literature review to evaluate immediate transverse, anteroposterior, and vertical dental and skeletal changes produced by rapid maxillary expansion (RME)...
  9. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion--tooth tissue-borne versus tooth-borne expanders: a computed tomography evaluation of dentoskeletal effects
    Daniela G Garib
    Orthodontics, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 75:548-57. 2005
    ..The tooth tissue-borne expander produced a greater change in the axial inclination of appliance-supporting teeth, especially first premolars, compared with the tooth-borne expander...
  10. ncbi Treatment and posttreatment skeletal effects of rapid maxillary expansion studied with low-dose computed tomography in growing subjects
    Roberta Lione
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:389-92. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to apply low-dose computed tomography (CT) to evaluate treatment and posttreatment effects produced by rapid maxillary expansion (RME) at the levels of the midpalatal suture and the pterygoid processes...
  11. ncbi Early intervention in the transverse dimension: is it worth the effort?
    James A McNamara
    Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 121:572-4. 2002
  12. ncbi Changes in soft tissue nasal widths associated with rapid maxillary expansion in prepubertal and postpubertal subjects
    Bret M Johnson
    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Angle Orthod 80:995-1001. 2010
    ..To evaluate changes in the soft tissue width of the nose induced by rapid maxillary expansion (RME). Data on greater alar cartilage (GAC) and alar base (AB) widths were compared with a normative sample within the same age range...
  13. ncbi A new protocol for maxillary protraction in cleft patients: repetitive weekly protocol of alternate rapid maxillary expansions and constrictions
    Eric Jein Wein Liou
    Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Dentistry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:121-7. 2005
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  14. ncbi Long-term dental arch changes after rapid maxillary expansion treatment: a systematic review
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Angle Orthod 75:155-61. 2005
    ..More transverse dental arch changes were found after puberty as compared with before, but the difference may not be clinically significant. No anteroposterior dental changes were found on lateral cephalometric radiographs...
  15. ncbi Skeletal and dental changes after rapid maxillary expansion: a computed tomography study
    Ahmed Ghoneima
    Department of Orthodontics, Al Azhar University Faculty of Dental Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
    Aust Orthod J 26:141-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the skeletal and dental changes induced by rapid maxillary expansion, using computed tomography (CT) scans and three-dimensional (3-D) reconstructed images...
  16. ncbi Analysis of condylar differences in functional unilateral posterior crossbite during early treatment--a randomized clinical study
    Carsten Lippold
    Department for Orthodontics, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Orofac Orthop 69:283-96. 2008
    ..Thus the aim of this study was to apply an alternative procedure for the assessment of condylar deviations...
  17. ncbi Unilateral posterior crossbite with mandibular shift: a review
    David B Kennedy
    J Can Dent Assoc 71:569-73. 2005
    ..The general practitioner and pediatric dentist must be able to diagnose unilateral posterior crossbites successfully and provide treatment or referral to take advantage of the benefits of early treatment...
  18. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion screws on the test bench--a pilot study
    Alfred Peter Muchitsch
    Department of Clinical Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthodontics, Medical University Clinic of Graz, Austria
    Eur J Orthod 33:256-62. 2011
    ..In early adulthood only the screws in group 1 and especially the eight-arm screw seem advisable, as mechanical demands increase with age...
  19. ncbi Early post-treatment changes of circumaxillary sutures in young patients treated with rapid maxillary expansion
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 81:36-41. 2011
    ..To test the null hypothesis that circumaxillary sutures do not show bony displacement in response to rapid maxillary expansion (RME) therapy...
  20. ncbi Effects of bisphosphonate on the remodeling of rat sagittal suture after rapid expansion
    K Lee
    Department of Orthodontics, Hiroshima University Faculty of Dentistry, Japan
    Angle Orthod 71:265-73. 2001
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  21. ncbi Long-term effects of orthodontic therapy on the maxillary dental arch and nasal cavity
    Nanci L O De Felippe
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 136:490.e1-8; discussion 490-1. 2009
    ..However, the long-term effects of RME on arch morphology and nasal cavity geometry in patients treated with RME compared with the general population are unclear...
  22. ncbi Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion compared with orthopedic rapid maxillary expansion
    Ayse T Altug Atac
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Ankara University, Besevler Ankara 06500, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 76:353-9. 2006
    ..Clinically, there is no difference in patient response between the RME and SARME groups. The only difference between the groups was their indication for RME or SARME, which is based on the age and skeletal maturation of the patient...
  23. ncbi Skeletal and dental changes with fixed slow maxillary expansion treatment: a systematic review
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:194-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, they conducted a study to evaluate skeletal and dental changes after fixed SME treatment in orthodontic patients with constricted arches...
  24. ncbi Longitudinal effects of rapid maxillary expansion
    Daniela Gamba Garib
    Department of Orthodontics, University of São Paulo City, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 77:442-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the long-term effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) via banded expanders in the sagittal and vertical facial planes...
  25. ncbi Treatment timing for rapid maxillary expansion
    T Baccetti
    Department of Orthodontics, The University of Florence, Italy
    Angle Orthod 71:343-50. 2001
    ..Rapid Maxillary Expansion treatment before the peak in skeletal growth velocity is able to induce more pronounced transverse craniofacial changes at the skeletal level...
  26. ncbi Relationship between rapid maxillary expansion and nasal cavity size and airway resistance: short- and long-term effects
    Nanci Lara Oliveira De Felippe
    Department of Orthodontics and chief of orthodontics, The Craniofacial Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:370-82. 2008
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  27. ncbi Efficiency of a pendulum appliance for molar distalization related to second and third molar eruption stage
    Gero S M Kinzinger
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Aachen, Germany
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125:8-23. 2004
    ..09 degrees, respectively, in PG 3). Moreover, measurement of dental casts in the horizontal plane showed not only the targeted mesiobuccal rotation of both maxillary molars, but also a vestibular drift of the unbanded second molars...
  28. ncbi Effects of rapid maxillary expansion on Holdaway soft tissue measurements
    Nihat Kilic
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 30:239-43. 2008
    ..001). The results of this study indicate that RME may affect Holdaway soft tissue measurements...
  29. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion and surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion effects on nasal volume
    Hasan Babacan
    Cumhuriyet University, Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Sivas, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 76:66-71. 2006
    ..Although the mean ages between the RME and the SARME groups were different, the increase in nasal volume was similar in both groups...
  30. ncbi Use of conventional tomography to evaluate changes in the nasal cavity with rapid palatal expansion
    Jacqueline Palaisa
    United States Navy LCDR, Sigonella, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 132:458-66. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to use conventional tomography to determine the anatomical changes in the nasal cavity after maxillary expansion...
  31. ncbi Nasal airway changes due to rapid maxillary expansion timing
    A Altug Bicakci
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 75:1-6. 2005
    ..05). The results of the present study suggest that even the overall (T1-T3) increase for MCA in group I T is greater (0.34 mm) than the increase for MCA in group II T (0.19 mm), but the difference was not significant (P > .05)...
  32. ncbi Effects of a modified acrylic bonded rapid maxillary expansion appliance and vertical chin cap on dentofacial structures
    F A Basciftci
    Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 72:61-71. 2002
    ..These effects were reduced in Group II. We conclude that the vertical chin cap is an effective appliance for preventing the adverse vertical effects of RME in patients with a crossbite and a vertical growth pattern...
  33. ncbi Evaluation of nasal airway resistance during rapid maxillary expansion using acoustic rhinometry
    Cenk Doruk
    Department of Orthodontics, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 26:397-401. 2004
    ..05). The use of a decongestant was not found to have any effect on the results. Subjective evaluation showed that 59 per cent of patients considered that their nasal breathing had improved following RME...
  34. ncbi Effect of rapid maxillary expansion on the dimension of the nasal cavity and on nasal air resistance
    Carla Enoki
    Department of Pathology, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1225-30. 2006
    ..Atresia of the maxilla is a transverse skeletal dysplasia, possibly associated with respiratory problems. For its correction, rapid maxillary expansion is a feasible orthodontic process...
  35. ncbi Thin-plate spline analysis of the short- and long-term effects of rapid maxillary expansion
    Lorenzo Franchi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Florence, Italy
    Eur J Orthod 24:143-50. 2002
    ..RME with the Haas appliance appears to be an efficient therapeutic means to induce permanent favourable changes in the shape of the naso-maxillary complex...
  36. ncbi Nasal airway measurements in children treated by rapid maxillary expansion
    Giacomo Ceroni Compadretti
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Imola Hospital, Imola, Italy
    Am J Rhinol 20:385-93. 2006
    ..The availability of a reliable and objective technique to assess the geometry of nasal cavities, such as acoustic rhinometry, stimulated the present investigation...
  37. ncbi Three-dimensional assessment of morphologic changes of the maxilla: a comparison of 2 kinds of palatal expanders
    Nanci L Oliveira
    Department of Orthodontics, Craniofacial Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 126:354-62. 2004
    ..05). This new 3-dimensional methodology proved useful for comparing treatment outcomes by evaluating the morphologic changes induced by palatal expansion and generated a better visualization of these outcomes...
  38. ncbi A prospective long-term study on the effects of rapid maxillary expansion in the early mixed dentition
    Renée G Geran
    School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 129:631-40. 2006
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  39. ncbi Acoustic rhinometric measurements in children undergoing rapid maxillary expansion
    Giacomo Ceroni Compadretti
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Imola Hospital, 40024 Viale Oriani 1, Castel San Pietro Terme BO, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:27-34. 2006
    ..To evaluate geometric changes of nasal cavities in children undergoing rapid maxillary expansion and to assess the effect of this procedure on nasal airway size by means of acoustic rhinometry...
  40. ncbi Photographic analysis of facial changes associated with maxillary expansion
    J L Berger
    University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Mich, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 116:563-71. 1999
    ..Differences between initial and 1 year retention were found in the nasal widths (P <.001) of both surgical and nonsurgical groups. Other significant changes and trends were discussed...
  41. ncbi Correction of posterior crossbite in the primary dentition
    O G da Silva Filho
    Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies HRCA, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Brazil
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 24:165-80. 2000
    ..This paper presents a cross-sectional evaluation and a long-term follow-up of the upper permanent incisors during the active and passive phases of RME and shows no signs of root or pulp alterations...
  42. ncbi Rapid orthodontics with alveolar reshaping: two case reports of decrowding
    W M Wilcko
    The Maxillofacial Center for Diagnostics and Research, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 21:9-19. 2001
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  43. ncbi Long-term anteroposterior and vertical maxillary changes in skeletal class II patients treated with slow and rapid maxillary expansion
    Roberto M A Lima Filho
    Department of Orthodontics, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 77:870-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate a 10-year follow-up of anteroposterior and vertical maxillary changes in skeletal Class II patients treated with slow and rapid maxillary expansion methods...
  44. ncbi Skeletal and dental changes in the sagittal, vertical, and transverse dimensions after rapid palatal expansion
    Chun Hsi Chung
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6030, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 126:569-75. 2004
    ..05); the mandible rotated downward and backward, and the anterior facial height increased significantly (P < .05); and the widths of the maxilla and nasal cavity increased significantly (P < .05)...
  45. ncbi Comparison of nasal volume changes during rapid maxillary expansion using acoustic rhinometry and computed tomography
    Cenk Doruk
    Department of Orthodontics, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 29:251-5. 2007
    ..Both methods demonstrated that nasal volume significantly increased following the use of RME (P<0.05). Correlation analyses showed no difference in volume (P>0.05) using either of the two methods...
  46. ncbi A long-term evaluation of the mandibular Schwarz appliance and the acrylic splint expander in early mixed dentition patients
    Paul W O'Grady
    Graduate Orthodontic Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 1078, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:202-13. 2006
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  47. ncbi Long-term stability of unilateral posterior crossbite correction
    Theodosia Bartzela
    Department of Orthodontics and Oral Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Angle Orthod 77:237-43. 2007
    ..2 years, n = 50) or late mixed dentition (mean age 9.9 years, n = 50)...
  48. ncbi Long-term clinical outcome of rapid maxillary expansion as the only treatment performed in Class I malocclusion
    Anna Letícia Lima
    Angle Orthod 75:416-20. 2005
    ..The follow-up examination during the early/mid/permanent dentition confirmed the validity of overtreatment...
  49. ncbi Long-term effects of symphyseal distraction and rapid maxillary expansion on pharyngeal airway dimensions, tongue, and hyoid position
    Siddik Malkoc
    Orthodontic Department, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 132:769-75. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis (MSDO) followed by rapid maxillary expansion (RME) on the pharyngeal and nasal airway dimensions and the tongue and hyoid positions...
  50. ncbi Effects of rapid maxillary expansion on nasal breathing and some naso-respiratory and breathing problems in growing children: a literature review
    Nihat Kilic
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1595-601. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the effects of RME on naso-respiratory and breathing problems caused by maxillary constriction and mouth breathing in growing children...
  51. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion. Is it better in the mixed or in the permanent dentition?
    Zafer Sari
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 73:654-61. 2003
    ..01). Within the limits of this study, the results suggest that the orthopedic effects of RME are not as great as expected at early ages, and it might be a better alternative to delay RME to early permanent dentition...
  52. ncbi Stability in dental changes in RME and SARME: a 2-year follow-up
    Oral Sokucu
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 79:207-13. 2009
    ..To compare the effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) on dentoalveolar structures following orthodontic treatment, as well as stability at 2-year follow-up...
  53. ncbi Transversal palatal expansion using a palatal distractor
    Klaus Louis Gerlach
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany
    J Orofac Orthop 64:443-9. 2003
    ..6 mm in anterior dental arch width (ADA), and 8.3 mm in posterior dental arch width (PDA) were registered. 6 months after the subsequent multibracket appliance therapy, these values were found to be largely constant...
  54. ncbi 99mTechnetium-labeled methylene diphosphonate uptake in maxillary bone during and after rapid maxillary expansion
    Z Mirzen Arat
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 73:545-9. 2003
    ..After three months of retention, the bone activity returned to its original level. Therefore, it may be stated that the retention period of three months was sufficient for bone reorganization...
  55. ncbi Immediate and post-retention effects of rapid maxillary expansion investigated by computed tomography in growing patients
    Fabiana Ballanti
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Angle Orthod 79:24-9. 2009
    ..To determine by low-dose computed tomography (CT) protocol the dental and periodontal effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME)...
  56. ncbi Effect of stretching on gene expression of beta1 integrin and focal adhesion kinase and on chondrogenesis through cell-extracellular matrix interactions
    Ichiro Takahashi
    Division of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan
    Eur J Cell Biol 82:182-92. 2003
    ..Thus, we conclude that stretching activates gene expression of beta1 integrin and FAK and inhibits chondrogenesis through cell-ECM interactions of chondroprogenitor cells...
  57. ncbi Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: a comparison of technique, response, and stability
    W M Northway
    Angle Orthod 67:309-20. 1997
    ..The long-term buccogingival condition was more acceptable in adults expanded with surgical augmentation than in those expanded orthopedically...
  58. ncbi Dental arch changes following rapid maxillary expansion
    Sabrina Mutinelli
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Eur J Orthod 30:469-76. 2008
    ..The most appropriate timing for treatment appears to be before the eruption of the permanent lateral incisors...
  59. ncbi Morphological and positional asymmetries of young children with functional unilateral posterior crossbite
    A S Pinto
    Department of Orthodontics and the Center for Craniofacial Research and Diagnosis, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 120:513-20. 2001
    ..We concluded that unilateral posterior crossbites produce morphological and positional asymmetries of the mandible in young children, and that these asymmetries can be largely eliminated with early expansion therapy...
  60. ncbi Transverse, vertical, and anteroposterior changes from bone-anchored maxillary expansion vs traditional rapid maxillary expansion: a randomized clinical trial
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 137:304.e1-12; discussion 304-5. 2010
    ..Immediate and long-term changes were measured on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images...
  61. ncbi Effects of a bonded rapid maxillary expansion appliance during orthodontic treatment
    T U Memikoglu
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Ankara, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 69:251-6. 1999
    ..The results of this study suggest that dentoskeletal changes in the transverse dimension following the use of an acrylic bonded RME are maintained satisfactorily at the end of fixed appliance therapy...
  62. ncbi Complications of surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion: review of the literature and report of a case
    Dennis T Lanigan
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:104-10. 2002
  63. ncbi Effects of rapid maxillary expansion on the airways and ears--a pilot study
    Susanne Chiari
    Department of Orthodontics, Bernhard Gottlieb School of Dentistry, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Orthod 31:135-41. 2009
    ..The results suggest a possible impact of maxillary deficiency on otorhinological structures. RME may lead to otorhinological changes. Further interdisciplinary investigations are needed to corroborate these findings...
  64. ncbi Long-term effects of rapid maxillary expansion: a posteroanterior cephalometric evaluation
    Christopher G Cameron
    Graduate Orthodontic Program, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 121:129-35; quiz 193. 2002
    ..The initial deficiency in lateroorbital width was also eliminated...
  65. ncbi A comparison of the effects of rapid maxillary expansion and fan-type rapid maxillary expansion on dentofacial structures
    Cenk Doruk
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 74:184-94. 2004
    ..There was significantly greater expansion in the nasal cavity and maxillary width in the RME group as opposed to the fan-type RME group...
  66. ncbi Does the timing and method of rapid maxillary expansion have an effect on the changes in nasal dimensions?
    F A Basciftci
    Selcuk University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Konya, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 72:118-23. 2002
    ..As the maxillary structures separated, the outer walls of the nasal cavity moved laterally resulting in an increase in internasal volume. Nasal resistance decreased and respiratory area increased in patients treated with RME...
  67. ncbi Treatment of a severe arch-length deficiency with anteroposterior and transverse expansion: long-term stability
    Roy Sabri
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 137:401-11. 2010
    ..The merits of extraction vs nonextraction treatment and stability are discussed...
  68. ncbi Skeletal and dental effects of a mini maxillary protraction appliance
    Zahir Altug
    Department of Orthodontics, Ankara University, 06500 Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 76:360-8. 2006
    ..A modified maxillary protractor treatment is effective for correcting skeletal Class III malocclusion...
  69. ncbi Orthopedic protraction with skeletal anchorage in a patient with maxillary hypoplasia and hypodontia
    Beyza Hancioglu Kircelli
    Orthodontics, Adana Research and Teaching Center, Baskent University, Adana, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 76:156-63. 2006
    ..The maxilla was expanded from the median palatal suture, and seven mm of expansion was achieved across the buccal segments. No other tooth support was used for the expansion or the protraction of the maxilla...
  70. ncbi Surgical-orthodontic correction of long-face syndrome
    Leopoldino Capelozza Filho
    Department of Orthodontics, Hospital for Craniofacial Abnormalities, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Brazil
    J Clin Orthod 40:323-32; quiz 308. 2006
  71. ncbi Sagittal airway dimensions following maxillary protraction: a pilot study
    Korkmaz Sayinsu
    Faculty of Dentistry, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 28:184-9. 2006
    ..71 +/- 3.35 and 3.03 +/- 2.37 mm, respectively. These results demonstrated that limited maxillary widening together with protraction of the maxilla, improve nasopharyngeal but not oropharyngeal airway dimensions in the short term...
  72. ncbi Severe anterior open-bite malocclusion
    Julio Pedra e Cal-Neto
    Department of Orthodontics, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 76:728-33. 2006
    ..In consultation with the parents and patient, a nonsurgical therapy was elected, with the goals of reducing protrusion and closing the anterior open bite...
  73. ncbi Dental and skeletal changes following surgically assisted rapid maxillary anterior-posterior expansion
    Cheng Ting Ho
    Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Dentistry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No 199, Dunhua N Rd, Songshan District, Taipei City 105, Taiwan R O C
    Chang Gung Med J 31:346-57. 2008
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  74. ncbi Dentoskeletal effects of a removable appliance for expansion of the maxillary arch: a postero-anterior cephalometric study
    Efisio Defraia
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Florence, Italy
    Eur J Orthod 30:57-60. 2008
    ..The width of the upper dental arch and that of the skeletal maxillary transverse dimension were significantly greater (P < 0.001) in the treatment group when compared with the controls...
  75. ncbi Early treatment to correct Class III relations with or without face masks
    Arnim Godt
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Angle Orthod 78:44-9. 2008
    ..To determine what therapeutic effects can be expected in the case of early treatment of Class III relations with removable appliances with or without face masks...
  76. ncbi Effects on the sagittal pharyngeal dimensions of protraction and rapid palatal expansion in Class III malocclusion subjects
    Ali Serdar Kilinç
    Private Practice, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 30:61-6. 2008
    ..These results demonstrated that maxillary expansion together with protraction of the maxilla improved naso- and oropharyngeal airway dimensions in the short term...
  77. ncbi Multitomographic evaluation of the dental effects of two different rapid palatal expansion appliances
    Huseyin Olmez
    Department of Orthodontics, Dental Science Center, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 29:379-85. 2007
    ..Comparison of the two groups showed that tipping of the first molar and premolar teeth in the banded group was significantly more than in the bonded group (P < 0.01 and P < 0.001, respectively)...
  78. ncbi Molar changes with cervical headgear alone or in combination with rapid maxillary expansion
    Marcel Marchiori Farret
    Department of Orthodontics, Pontifícia Universidade Cat aaolica, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 78:847-51. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that there is no difference in the distal movement of the maxillary first permanent molars when cervical headgear is used alone or in combination with rapid maxillary expansion...
  79. ncbi [Maxillary sequels in labial-alveolar-velopalatine clefts. Orthodontic management]
    A Duret
    Service de chirurgie maxillofaciale et stomatologie, Hopital Charles Nicolle, CHU Rouen, 76031 Rouen Cedex, France
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 108:301-5. 2007
    ..Otherwise, dento-orthopedic treatment attempts to normalize transversal dental dimension once alveolar bone grafting is done in order to prepare the surgical advancement of the maxilla...
  80. ncbi The transverse sagittal maxillary expander
    Giampietro Farronato
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Milan, Via Commenda 10, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Orthod 41:387-91. 2007
  81. ncbi A case of anterior open bite with severely narrowed maxillary dental arch and hypertrophic palatine tonsils
    Kotaro Tanimoto
    Orthodontics and Craniofacial Developmental Biology, Hiroshima University, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8553, Japan
    J Orthod 35:5-15. 2008
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  82. ncbi Treatment effects and short-term relapse of maxillomandibular expansion during the early to mid mixed dentition
    Julie Vargo
    Department of Orthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System, Dallas, Tex 75246, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 131:456-63. 2007
    ..45 years) relapse potential of phase I slow maxillary expansion, with a bonded palatal expander or a quad-helix appliance combined with a mandibular banded Crozat/lip bumper and followed by 12 to 15 months of retention, were examined...
  83. ncbi Mandibular midline distraction osteogenesis: a complex case with severe crowding
    Amirfarhang Miresmaeili
    Orthodontic Department, School of Dentistry, Hamedan University, Hamedan, Iran
    World J Orthod 9:26-34. 2008
    ..Since expansion was not enough for relief of the crowding, 3 premolars were later extracted. The patient's final occlusion was satisfactory, but genioplasty may be desired in the future...
  84. ncbi Morphologic changes of the palate after rapid maxillary expansion: a 3-dimensional computed tomography evaluation
    Andriana Phatouros
    Department of Orthodontics, Dental School, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:117-24. 2008
    ..In addition, linear changes in the maxillary arch were evaluated...
  85. ncbi A removable Class II appliance for simultaneous distalization and expansion
    Aylin Gumus
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ankara, 06500 Besevler Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Orthod 39:613-7. 2005
  86. ncbi Face mask therapy and conventional orthodontic treatment for anterior crossbite with cleft lip and palate: a case report
    Marie Komatsu
    Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Nippon Dental University Hospital, 2 3 16 Fujimi, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo 102 8158, Japan
    World J Orthod 8:357-66. 2007
    ..To demonstrate a conventional orthodontic approach to anterior crossbite with unilateral cleft lip and palate...
  87. ncbi Treatment of a unilateral Class II crossbite malocclusion with traumatic loss of a maxillary central incisor and a lateral incisor
    Roy Sabri
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:759-70. 2006
    ..A staged approach was used with bone grafting before the placement of 2 single-tooth implants. A favorable outcome was achieved through proper coordination among the orthodontist, the surgeon, and the restorative dentist...
  88. ncbi Effect of rapid maxillary expansion on nocturnal enuresis
    Serdar Usumez
    University of Selcuk, School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Konya, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 73:532-8. 2003
    ..This study demonstrated that RME treatment could cause relief for the enuretic children. However, the long-term success rate is still questionable...
  89. ncbi Skeletal and dental changes following surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion
    Friedrich K Byloff
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Orthod 26:403-9. 2004
    ..Based on these findings, it appears that maxillary skeletal expansion by SARPE is mainly a lateral rotation of the two maxillary halves with only minimal horizontal translation...
  90. ncbi Surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion (SARPE) prior to combined Le Fort I and sagittal osteotomies: a case report
    C A Tavares
    Department of Orthodontics, , Brazil
    Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg 16:200-6. 2001
    ..The patient exhibited excellent stability 6 years after treatment. The controversy regarding one surgery or a 2-stage surgical approach is discussed briefly...
  91. ncbi The effects of nitanium maxillary expander appliances on dentofacial structures
    Ali Ihya Karaman
    Selcuk University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Konya, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 72:344-54. 2002
    ..It was clinically observed that the posterior cross-bite and mesiopalatal rotation of the upper first molars were improved and that the crowns of these teeth were moved slightly to the distal side...
  92. ncbi Profile changes associated with different orthopedic treatment approaches in Class III malocclusions
    Ayca Arman
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 74:733-40. 2004
    ..Longterm studies are required to confirm the stability of these changes...
  93. ncbi Cephalometric variables to predict future success of early orthopedic Class III treatment
    Matthew A Ghiz
    Department of Orthodontics, West Virginia University School of Dentistry, 1076 Health Science Center South, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 127:301-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to select a model of cephalometric variables to predict future Class III growth patterns based on the results of early orthopedic treatment with a protraction facemask...
  94. ncbi Arch development with trans-force lingual appliances
    William J Clark
    World J Orthod 6:9-16. 2005
    ..The invisible lingual appliances may be used in correction of all classes of malocclusion at any stage of development, from mixed dentition through permanent dentition, and this approach has wide indications in adult treatment...
  95. ncbi Effect of varying the force direction on maxillary orthopedic protraction
    Ahmet Keles
    Department of Orthodontics, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 72:387-96. 2002
    ..The group 2 results suggest that this method can be used effectively on patients who present as class III combined with an anterior open bite...
  96. ncbi Secrets of the sagittal
    Terrance J Spahl
    Funct Orthod 19:4-8, 10-4, 16 passim. 2002
  97. ncbi Semirapid maxillary expansion--a study of long-term transverse effects in older adolescents and adults
    Haluk Iseri
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 74:71-8. 2004
    ..The findings of this study suggested that the dentoskeletal changes after the use of SRME were maintained satisfactorily in the long term in older adolescents and adults...
  98. ncbi Use of a modified butterfly expander to increase anterior arch length
    Paola Cozza
    Professor of Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome 00183, Italy
    J Clin Orthod 37:490-5. 2003
  99. ncbi Oral rehabilitation of an orthodontic patient with cleft lip and palate and hypodontia using secondary bone grafting, osseo-integrated implants, and prosthetic treatment
    Shingo Kawakami
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 41:279-84. 2004
    ..The patient was treated with comprehensive orthodontic treatment in addition to secondary bone grafting, and dental reconstruction was achieved with a combination of osseo-integrated implants and fixed prosthodontic treatment...
  100. ncbi Maxillary expansion in Class II correction with orthopedic cervical headgear. A posteroanterior cephalometric study
    Mirja Kirjavainen
    Pedodontics and Orthodontics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Angle Orthod 73:281-5. 2003
    ..0001). However, the antegonial width (ag-ag) remained unaffected. By using a widened inner bow in headgear therapy with Class-II malocclusions, a widening of maxilla and nasal cavity may be obtained...
  101. ncbi Mandibular symphyseal distraction and its geometrical evaluation: report of a case
    Metin Orhan
    Department of Orthodontics Campus, Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 73:194-200. 2003
    ..The effect of the procedure on the condyle was only 3 degrees of distolateral rotation as calculated using the geometrical model...