Asymmetric Expansion: - An Innovative Approach

Parijat Chakraborty, Kamlesh Singh

Practitioners select expansion treatment appliances based on their personal experiences and on the patient’s age and malocclusion. Many attempts have been made to produce greater expansion in the maxillary canine regions. Conventional devices for rapid maxillary expansion (RME) are limited to one direction, along the axis of the expansion screw, and thus cannot provide differential expansion. In this case report, we aimed to expand the maxillary arch asymmetrically according to the requirement of the case.

Published Date: 2021-03-02; Received Date: 2021-02-11