Chapter 10. Extra-Oral Traction and Extra-Oral Anchorage

  1. Fiona Grist R.D.N., B.A. (Hons) OU

Published Online: 28 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch10

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

How to Cite

Grist, F. (2010) Extra-Oral Traction and Extra-Oral Anchorage, in Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333183

Online ISBN: 9781444325522

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • extra-oral traction and extra-oral anchorage;
  • extra-oral traction (EOT) - also known as headgear;
  • design of head cap, improved and efforts made to make it more patient-friendly;
  • time scale for wear varying;
  • conventional EOT, different types of head cap and cervical strap available;
  • fitting headgear;
  • fitting ready-made cap;
  • chairside fitting procedure;
  • band with tube for EOT;
  • nurse, preparing - all subsequent appointments for extra-oral adjustments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fitting Headgear

  • Chairside Fitting Procedure