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Archive : September 2011

Protraction facemask

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Definition Protraction facemask, facemask, protraction mask, orthopaedic facemask, Delaire mask are many names designating the same appliance. The protraction facemask is an appliance commonly used in the interceptive treatment of Class III malocclusions where the maxilla (upper jaw) is anteroposteriorly (front-back) deficient. It is designed to apply forward and downward traction on the upper jaw. […]