high-pull headgear

high-pull headgear,

n an apparatus designed to give an upward pull on the face-bow.
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Effects of activator and high-pull headgear combination therapy: Skeletal, dentoalveolar, and soft tissue profile changes.
In growing patients with skeletal class II malocclusion combined with high mandibular plane angle, the traditional and most widely used treatment approach ranges from the use of high-pull headgear to the use of mandibular anterior jumping appliance, or combination of both, with or without extraction of permanent teeth.
Effects of class II activator and class II activator high-pull headgear combination on the mandible: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis study.