publication . Article . 2007

Evaluation of dentoskeletal effects of Farmand functional appliance (Fa II) on class II malocclusion

Yassaei S.; Aghili H.; Razeghi D.;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2007 Journal: Journal of Dental Medicine (issn: 1024-641X, eissn: 2008-2444, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Background and Aim: Functional appliances refer to a variety of removable or fixed appliances designed to alter the mandibular position both sagitally and vertically, resulting in orthodontic and orthopedic changes. Despite the long history of functional appliances, there is still much controversy related to their effectiveness and mode of action. The aim of this study was to evaluate dental and skeletal effects of Fa II in patients with class II malocclusion due to mandibular deficiency.Materials and Methods: In this before-after clinical trial, 35 patients with class II div I malocclusion were selected. These samples were under treatment with Fa II appliance f...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseasesstomatognathic system
free text keywords: Dentoskeletal effects, Fa II appliance, Class II malocclusion, Medicine, R, Dentistry, RK1-715
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