Comparison of maxillary and mandibular dental arch forms by studying Fourier series developed from mathematically estimated dentitions.

  title={Comparison of maxillary and mandibular dental arch forms by studying Fourier series developed from mathematically estimated dentitions.},
  author={Hiroko Mikami and Michiko Nakatsuka and Yasutomo Iwai},
  journal={Okajimas folia anatomica Japonica},
  volume={87 3},
We conducted a Fourier analysis on data obtained using correlation and principal component analyses of parallel-standardized dental study models; both maxillary and mandibular dental arches were predominantly round square in shape. The present study compared and determined the contribution ratio and reproducible coefficients of amplitudes (factors affecting dental arch forms), and demonstrated that the 1st to 4th and the 1st to 6th Fourier harmonics reproduced maxillary and mandibular dental… 

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