An examination of proportional root lengths of the mandibular canine and premolars near the time of eruption.


INTRODUCTION To make treatments more efficient, orthodontists require a more precise means of estimating tooth eruption. The purpose of this article was to extend the information derived from dental staging techniques by incorporating direct measurements of root lengths for 3 mandibular teeth: the canine and the 2 premolars. METHODS The full sample… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2009.02.030


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