Cessation of facial growth in subjects with short, average, and long facial types - Implications for the timing of implant placement.

Abstract

Placement of a single-tooth implant should be performed when a patient's facial growth has ceased. In this retrospective observational study, we evaluated if there was a difference in the timing of cessation of craniofacial growth in short, average, and long facial types. Based on the value of the angle between cranial base and mandibular plane (SN/MP angle… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2015.10.013

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@article{Aarts2015CessationOF, title={Cessation of facial growth in subjects with short, average, and long facial types - Implications for the timing of implant placement.}, author={Bas Aarts and J M C Convens and Ewald Maria Bronkhorst and Anne Marie Kuijpers-Jagtman and Piotr Stanislaw Fudalej}, journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery}, year={2015}, volume={43 10}, pages={2106-11} }