Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : January | Volume : 10 | Issue : 1 | Page : ZH01 - ZH02

Clinical Tip for Adjusting Reverse Pull Facemask/Headgear Assembly ZH01-ZH02

Sandhya Jain

Correspondence
Dr. Sandhya Jain,
125, Shantiniketan Vijay Nagar, Indore-452001, India.
E-mail: researchorthodontics@gmail.com

Point of force application is critical in predicting the result of reverse pull headgear assembly. Different people have suggested different point of force application. A clinical tip is provided for adjusting the hook of intraoral stabilizing appliance,so that it rests on zero moment line which helps in translatory movement of maxilla. Simple and effective clinical method of adjusting the reverse pull headgear is illustrated here along with its biomechanical justification.