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From: "Leon" < >
Subject: Class III facemask alternative
Date: Thursday, January 06, 2005 7:45 AM

Class lll facemask alternative

Skin irritations are just one of the many reasons young patients give 
for not wearing the face mask.  I have also tried mole skin, cotton, 
tissues, etc.

Over the years I have experimented with various maxillary protraction 
appliances.  So far the Modified Tandem Appliance has yielded the best 
cooperation and subsequently the best clinical changes.  I have 
published a case study in the April 2003 JCO.  The link is

BTW, no financial interest.

Leon Klempner
Long Island, NY

(If you cannot link to the article by the provided link, please see the attached Adobe PDF file.)



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