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Spring Activator - a New Appliance in Skeletal Open Bite Treatment

Dušan Rak ; Privatna specijalistička ordinacija, Split, Hrvatska
Mladen Šlaj ; School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Senka Rajić ; School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia


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Abstract

»Spring activator« according to Sander, a new removable orthodontic
appliance for treatment o f vertical growth malocclusions is presented. Appliance acts through functional adapted mechanism with exact localization of force direction and moment which are produced by springs and masticatory muscles. Acting o f this appliance is directly on dentoalveolar and skeletal structures. Spring activator is a reliable appliance for treatment o f skeletal open bite.

Keywords

spring activator, skeletal open bite

Hrčak ID:

99919

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/99919

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