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Extractions as a form of interception in the developing dentition: a randomized controlled trial.

Authors
  • Kau, C H
  • Durning, P
  • Richmond, S
  • Miotti, F A
  • Harzer, W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of orthodontics
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2004
Volume
31
Issue
2
Pages
107–114
Identifiers
PMID: 15210926
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There was a reduction in lower incisor crowding as a result of lower primary canine extraction. However, arch perimeter decreased more in the extraction group leaving less space for the eruption of the lower secondary canines.

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