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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE S1 ( Special Issue (Pediatr Orthodont), 2021 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Quad Helix—A Versatile Appliance in Pedodontist\'s Arsenal: A Case Series

Louis S Simon, Udaya Kumar Deepika, Shilpa Philip, Manoranjan Mahakur, Choondathodi Jishad

Keywords : Interceptive orthodontics, Quad helix, Slow maxillary expansion

Citation Information :

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-2045

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 27-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Abstract

This case series aims to elaborate and discuss the use of the quad helix, a type of slow maxillary expansion appliance in the mixed dentition period in three different clinical scenarios. Especially, in the field of pediatric dentistry, mixed dentition is the most critical stage in the development of occlusion and any malocclusion that can be corrected by the simple appliance in this stage is recommended. The appliance selection is one of the most important steps in the process of treatment planning to obtain the desired result.


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