Cephalometric norms for orthognathic surgery in black American adults.

  title={Cephalometric norms for orthognathic surgery in black American adults.},
  author={Thomas R. Flynn and R I Ambrogio and S J Zeichner},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={47 1},
Normal values for the Cephalometrics for Orthognathic Surgery (COGS) analysis for American black adults were developed in this study. The cephalometric radiographs of 33 black American adults with ideal dentitions were analyzed, and a statistical description of their hard and soft tissue cephalometric measurements is presented. In addition, mean values for black American adults were compared with those of white American adults. In black subjects, there was greater maxillary skeletal prognathism… CONTINUE READING

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