Comparative study of nasopharyngeal soft-tissue characteristics in patients with Class III malocclusion.

  title={Comparative study of nasopharyngeal soft-tissue characteristics in patients with Class III malocclusion.},
  author={O. Martin and Leonor Muelas and Maria Jos{\'e} Vi{\~n}as},
  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={139 2},
INTRODUCTION The aims of our study were to assess nasopharyngeal soft-tissue characteristics in white patients with Class III malocclusion and to compare the results with patients with ideal occlusion. METHODS A sample of 71 patients with Class III malocclusion was selected from the Dental School at the Complutense University of Madrid. None of the subjects had a history of upper airway disease, adenoidectomy, or pathology in the pharynx. Lateral cephalograms were digitized, and linear and… CONTINUE READING
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