Nina Anderson

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INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy and reliability of 3-dimensional craniofacial measurements obtained from cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans of a dry human skull. METHODS Seventeen landmarks were identified on the skull. CBCT scans were then obtained, with 2 skull orientations during scanning. Twenty-nine(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to determine whether 2-dimensional (2D) images produced from cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images taken with an iCAT scanner (Imaging Sciences International, Hatfield, Pa) can substitute for traditional cephalograms. METHODS Lateral and frontal cephalograms were taken of a radiographic phantom with known(More)
The objectives of this study were to compare the ratings of professionals and laypeople with and without a cleft regarding the facial aesthetics of adult patients previously treated for orofacial clefting. The necessity for further treatment, as perceived by the respective groups, is also compared. The design of the study was a cross-sectional study.(More)
The objective of this study was to determine differences between Mexican American and Caucasian judges in the acceptability of lip protrusion in computer animations of two male and two female persons of Mexican descent. Thirty Caucasians and 30 Mexican Americans of varying age, sex, education, and level of acculturation responded to facial profile computer(More)
Children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) suffer from negative public perceptions. A better treatment strategy should be established to help them live an ordinary life with improved perceptions. To do that, it is important to understand the relationship between physical facial features and perceptual judgment. In this paper, we present(More)
PURPOSE Although scientific publications differ in displaying left- or right-facing profiles, there are few systematic studies of the possible effects of directional biases and laterality on patients' and clinicians' perceptions of treatment need, outcomes, and satisfaction. As part of a research program to quantitate the physical bases of the perceived(More)
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