The maxillary expansion procedures, the types, and the root resorption analysis methods

Keywords: Maxillary expansion, root resorption, micro-CT

Abstract

Transversal constriction of the maxilla is a common problem and may occur due to many reasons.The maxillary expansion procedures can be classified as rapid maxillary expansion (RME), semi-rapid maxillary expansion (SRME), and slow maxillary expansion (SME). In orthodontic treatment prosodure, it has been evaluated that it causes root resorption especially in the support teeth in many apparatus used for orthodontic treatment and in the expansion apparatus used in the treatment of transverse direction of maxilla. In this review, we aimed to evaluate maxiller expansion protocols and the methods of examining resorption in support teeth.

 

How to cite this article: Topal R, Gündüz Arslan S. The maxillary expansion procedures, the types, and the root resorption analysis methods. Int Dent Res 2019;9(3):145-51.

 

Linguistic Revision: The English in this manuscript has been checked by at least two professional editors, both native speakers of English.

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Published
2019-12-31
How to Cite
Topal, R., & Gündüz Arslan, S. (2019). The maxillary expansion procedures, the types, and the root resorption analysis methods. International Dental Research, 9(3), 145-151. https://doi.org/10.5577/intdentres.2019.vol9.no3.9