A summary five-factor cephalometric analysis based on natural head posture and the true horizontal.

@article{Cooke1988ASF,
  title={A summary five-factor cephalometric analysis based on natural head posture and the true horizontal.},
  author={Michael S Cooke and Stephen Hon-Yin Wei},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={1988},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={
          213-23
        }
}
A simple and clinically practical five-factor cephalometric summary analysis is described that is based on the true horizontal and natural head posture. Special reference is made to the AB/horizontal angle as an improved method for the assessment of the sagittal skeletal pattern. A Class I clinical normal range of 12 degrees to 18 degrees was established. In comparison to analyses based on conventional intracranial reference planes, the new methods are more valid in two important respects: (1… CONTINUE READING

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