A cephalometric comparison of black open-bite subjects and black normals.

@article{Beane2003ACC,
  title={A cephalometric comparison of black open-bite subjects and black normals.},
  author={Richard A Beane and Glynda Reimann and Ceib Phillips and Camilla J. F. Tulloch},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2003},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={294-300}
}
Orthodontic surveys of the adolescent and adult population of the United States have shown that the incidence of anterior open bite is three to four times higher in blacks than in whites. A cephalometric comparison of black subjects with and without an open bite was used to identify skeletal and dental differences between the two groups. Statistically significant differences were found in the vertical skeletal dimensions and incisor proclination. The open-bite group had a significantly longer… CONTINUE READING

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