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Incisor edge-centroid relationships and overbite depth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2767146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Interincisor angulation is commonly held to be a critical factor in determining overbite depth, where there is incisor contact. In this study significant correlations between these variables were found in Class II, division 2 malocclusions although interincisor angle explained less than a third of the variance in overbite depth. It was found that the anteroposterior relationship of the lower incisor edge to the upper incisor root centroid is more strongly related to overbite depth and it is suggested that this is a useful factor to take into account in planning treatment in Class II cases.
W J Houston
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of orthodontics     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0141-5387     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Orthod     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-10-12     Completed Date:  1989-10-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909010     Medline TA:  Eur J Orthod     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-43     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dental Occlusion, Centric*
Incisor / pathology*
Malocclusion / pathology*
Malocclusion, Angle Class II / pathology*
Vertical Dimension

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