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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


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Author Details : Nadeer. T, Rosaline Tina Paul, Althaf T. Rasheed, Midhun Vinod, Saveen NS, Lakshmi Lakshmanan

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2015

Article Page : 105-107

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The use of headgear has several clinical applications like distalization, restricting maxillary growth and anchorage control. The main being control of the vertical maxillary excess. In this article a 10 yr old patient with a high pull headgear for a period of 8 months is detailed. Cephalometrically the result indicates the use of high pull headgear causes both skeletal and dentoalveolar changes.

Key Words: High pull headgear, Maxillary splint, Intrusion

How to cite : Nadeer. T, Paul R T, Rasheed A T, Vinod M, Saveen Ns, Lakshmanan L, MAXILLARY GROWTH CONTROL WITH HIGH PULL HEADGEAR. Int J Oral Health Dent 2015;1(2):105-107

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