[The skeletal regulating mechanisms and concepts in growth and development of cranial-facial bones and orthodontic treatment].

Abstract

There are three kinds of mechanisms regulating the growth and development of skeletal tissue: Bone growth, bone modeling and bone remodeling. However, in the current orthodontics literature, there continues to be substantial confusion regarding the usage of the term "bone remodeling". This article reviews the historical causes for this semantics problem and… (More)

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