The effects of the Pendulum distalising appliance and cervical headgear on the dentofacial structures


Toy E., Enacar A.

AUSTRALIAN ORTHODONTIC JOURNAL, vol.27, no.1, pp.10-16, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: AUSTRALIAN ORTHODONTIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.10-16

Abstract

Background: Headgears are effective in distalising maxillary molars, but success depends on patient compliance and tolerance. Intra-oral distalising appliances are simple to construct and use and may be a better alternative for patients who are non-compliant or cannot tolerate headgear.