Tong F1, Liu F1, Liu J1, Xiao C1, Liu J1, Wu J2.
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2017 Jan;151(1):132-142. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2016.06.030.INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a newly designed magnetic palatal expansion appliance with a reactivation system.METHODS: A magnetic palatal expansion appliance was designed based on the repulsion forces of neodymium-iron-boron magnets combined with a reactivation system. Eighteen prepubertal male beagle dogs were assigned randomly to the magnetic expansion (ME) group, the mechanical screw expansion (SE) group, or the control group. Read More