bionator

bi·o·na·tor

(bīō-nā-tŏr)
Removable orthodontic appliance used to retrain the muscles of mastication.
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Morris et al20 evaluated treatment effects of three different functional appliances (Bass, Bionator, and Twin Block) with laser scanning system.
Changes in the pharyngeal airway and position of the hyoid bone after treatment with a modified bionator in growing patients with retrognathia.
Algunas diferencias se pueden observar con respecto a los resultados reportados en otros estudios, Keim y colaboradores (40) consultaron las preferencias de uso de aparatologia en ortodoncistas de Estados Unidos (USA), encontrando que el aparato de mayor preferencia fue el Forsus (26%), seguido del Twin Block (2%), sin embargo, el Bionator y el Activador solo fue preferido por 1%.
Skeletal and dentoalveolar effects of Twin Block and bionator appliances in the treatment of Class II malocclusion: A comparative study.
Spencer [11] used canine uprighting hooks embedded to the progressive bionator appliance and applied traction and uprighting forces with elastics in order to erupt a horizontally impacted lower canine.
Ferreira, "Treatment effects of headgear biteplane and bionator appliances," American Journal ofOrthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, vol.