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Evaluation of the effect of rapid maxillary expansion on the respiratory pattern using active anterior rhinomanometry: Case report and description of the technique

Edmilsson Pedro JORGE, Luiz Gonzaga GANDINI JÚNIOR, Ary dos SANTOS-PINTO, Odilon GUARIZA FILHO, Anibal Benedito Batista Arrais Torres de CASTRO

The aim of the present investigation is to evalute the effect of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) on the respiratory pattern. A clinical case is presented to describe how patients with atresic maxilla and respiratory problems can benefit from rapid maxillary expansion. The article highlights that the health professional, mainly the Orthodontist and the Otorhinolaryngologist, may use complementary exams to diagnose a mouth breather patient.

Keywords: Pyogenic granuloma. Gingival hyperplasia. Periodontal diseases. Orthodontics. Gingiva.

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