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Trans-XX—Appliance for Simultaneous eXtrusion and eXpansion

Hampapura Shivananda Dharmesh, Bharathi V Srinivas, Honnalingaiah Kiran, Poorna Devadoss

Citation Information : Dharmesh HS, Srinivas BV, Kiran H, Devadoss P. Trans-XX—Appliance for Simultaneous eXtrusion and eXpansion. J Health Sci Res 2020; 11 (1):24-26.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10042-1089

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-09-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Orthodontic disimpaction of impacted maxillary canines requires careful planning of anchorage and proper traction technique to achieve controlled movement of canines through the bone and attached gingiva for maximum esthetics and periodontal health. Trans-XX is a modified transpalatal appliance to simultaneously disimpact an impacted canine along with arch expansion.

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