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Fig. 1 | Progress in Orthodontics

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From: Evaluating the treatment effectiveness and efficiency of Carriere Distalizer: a cephalometric and study model comparison of Class II appliances

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Carriere Distalizer and appliance used for the lower arch. Carriere Distalizer functions to distalize the posterior segment as a unit (A1 and B1). The lower arch, either banded with a lower lingual holding arch (A2) or held together with a clear retainer (B2), serves as the main anchorage source for Class II correction. Depending on the length of Carriere Distalizer, elastics can be worn from the upper canines or premolars to the lower molars

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