Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, August 22nd, 2004
Researchers in the United States conducted a study "to assess the effectiveness of skeletal anchorage for intrusion of maxillary posterior teeth, to correct open bite malocclusion, and to evaluate the usage of titanium miniplates for orthodontic anchorage."
"Anterior open bite is one of the most difficult malocclusions to treat orthodontically. Currently, surgical impaction of the maxillary posterior segment is considered to be the most effective treatment option in adult patients," explained N. Erverdi and coauthors at the University of Connecticut. "Various studies have...
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