Effects of Rapid Maxillary Expansion on the Temporomandibular Joint: A Bone Scintigraphy Study


Gok G. D. , Topbasi N. M. , BAYDAŞ B., SINAV USLU H., CEYLAN İ., YAVUZ İ. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS, vol.34, no.3, pp.176-181, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkjorthod.2021.20162
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.176-181
  • Keywords: Scintigraphy, maxillary expansion, temporomandibular joint, adaptive remodeling, FUNCTIONAL POSTERIOR CROSSBITE, HERBST TREATMENT, SKELETAL, DIAGNOSIS, CONDYLE, FOSSA

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) on metabolic activity in the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) of young adult patients using scintigraphy.