Changes in root length from early to mid-adulthood: resorption or apposition?

  title={Changes in root length from early to mid-adulthood: resorption or apposition?},
  author={Samir E Bishara and Leigh Vonwald and Jane R Jakobsen},
  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={115 5},
A significant number of adults are seeking orthodontic treatment, therefore, it is important to determine the normal changes in root length (resorption or apposition) that occur at this stage of maturation, specifically between early and mid-adulthood. The purpose of the study was to determine on a longitudinal basis the changes in root length between 25 and 45 years of age in a normative untreated population. Two sets of complete mouth surveys were available at early and mid-adulthood, on a… CONTINUE READING

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