[Maxillary orthopedics and sleep-related respiratory disorders in children]

Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2010 Dec;61 Suppl 1:69-73. doi: 10.1016/S0001-6519(10)71249-8.
[Article in Spanish]

Abstract

Early maxillary orthopedics can improve jaw relations and the jaw-skull base relationship. The objectives are clear: to correct the shape and improve function. A better proportioned skeletal framework is achieved, in which the underlying soft tissues become more resistant to collapse.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Humans
  • Maxilla / surgery*
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / surgery*