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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


MAXILLARY GROWTH CONTROL WITH HIGH PULL HEADGEAR


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

Volume : 1

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 105

Article End Page : 107


Abstract

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