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Fig. 1 | Progress in Orthodontics

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From: Control of anterior segment using an antero-posterior lingual sliding retraction system: a preliminary cone-beam CT study

Fig. 1

Application of C-lingual retractor (a and b, CLR) and antero-posterior lingual retractor (c and d, APLR). Compared to CLRs, APLRs have a guide bar which connects the anterior segment and posterior segment through a path tube. CLR shows the clockwise tipping movement of the anterior segment, whereas APLR shows intrusive retraction with less torque loss from CBCT images

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