Dr. Marianna Evans and Dr. Miguel Hirschhaut share this online lecture dedicated to Dr. Slick Vanarsdall. Transverse
dimension diagnosis and treatment is the base for sagital and vertical
corrections. Most precise diagnosis on maxillary transverse deficiency is
obtained through the CBCT. Miniscrew assisted rapid maxillary expansion (Marpe)
or Surgical assisted maxillary expansion are the procedures of choice in
skeletal mature patients presenting maxillary transverse deficiencies.
Protocols with most common type of expander will be illustrated through clinical
cases. Long term periodontal health and airways are addressed as part of this