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Quintessence Publishing: Journals: ORTHODONTICS
ORTHODONTICS
The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement

Formerly World Journal of Orthodontics

Edited by
Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc (Editor-in-Chief)

ISSN 2160-2999 (print) / ISSN 2160-3006 (online)

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Publication:
Winter 2009
Volume 10 , Issue 4

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Surgically Assisted Rapid Maxillary Expansion Combined With Maxillary Protraction In An Adult: A Patient Report

Susana M. Deon Rizzatto, DDS, MSD/Luciane Macedo de Menezes, DDS, MSD, PhD/Marcel M. Farret, DDS, MSD/Eduardo Martinelli S. de Lima, DDS, MSD, PhD/Rogério Belle, DDS, MSD, PhD/Michel A. Lanes, DDS, MSD

Pages: 334–344
PMID: 20072751

The aim of this article is to discuss an alternative treatment for adult patients who have a dental or skeletal Class III relationship. A 20-year-old woman presented with a dental and skeletal Class III relationship and a transverse maxillary deficiency. Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion was followed by maxillary protraction with a face mask and orthodontic treatment with standard edgewise technique. At the end of treatment, a Class I molar and canine relationship was attained with an adequate transverse intercuspation and improvement of the patient’s facial profile. World J Orthod 2009;10:334–344.

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