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Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment analysis--concepts and values: Part II.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7733064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Orthodontic treatment must be harmonious with normal growth and developmental patterns. Also, force systems used during malocclusion correction should attempt to improve or compensate the less normal patterns. Because orthodontic treatment is generally undertaken during the time when the patient is experiencing growth and development, to treat harmoniously with growth is a serious responsibility for the clinical orthodontist. By using control, successfully treated, and unsuccessfully treated samples, this article identifies some areas that must be controlled if orthodontic mechanotherapy is to be successful. Some suggestions for diagnosis and treatment management are made after a careful analysis of the three samples.
T R Gebeck; L L Merrifield
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0889-5406     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop     Publication Date:  1995 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-30     Completed Date:  1995-05-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8610224     Medline TA:  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  541-7     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dental Stress Analysis
Extraoral Traction Appliances
Face / anatomy & histology
Malocclusion / diagnosis,  therapy*
Maxillofacial Development*
Orthodontics, Corrective / standards*
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)*
Treatment Failure
Vertical Dimension

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