Accuracy of space analysis with emodels and plaster models.

  title={Accuracy of space analysis with emodels and plaster models.},
  author={Steve Mullen and Chris A. Martin and Peter Ngan and Marcia A Gladwin},
  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},
  volume={132 3},
INTRODUCTION The purposes of this study were to determine the accuracy and speed of measuring the overall arch length and the Bolton ratio, and the time to perform a Bolton analysis for each patient by using software (emodel, version 6.0, GeoDigm Corp, Chanhassen, Minn) compared with hand-held plaster models. METHODS Models from 30 patients selected from the files of the Department of Orthodontics at West Virginia University were included in this study. The mesiodistal width of each tooth… CONTINUE READING