Dental arch width, overbite, and overjet in a Finnish population with normal occlusion between the ages of 7 and 32 years.

@article{Heikinheimo2012DentalAW,
  title={Dental arch width, overbite, and overjet in a Finnish population with normal occlusion between the ages of 7 and 32 years.},
  author={Kaisa Heikinheimo and Marjatta Elina Nystr{\"o}m and Tuomas Heikinheimo and Pertti M Pirttiniemi and Sinikka Pirinen},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          418-26
        }
}
The aims of the present study were to provide data on growth changes in the dental arches from age 7 to 32 in Finns with untreated normal Angle Class I occlusions. The material consisted of 33 series of dental casts of 18 women and 15 men. The subjects had been examined and study models taken at the ages of 7, 10, 12, 15, and 32. Dental arch width, overbite, and overjet were measured. Our longitudinal findings show that both the dental arches of young adults are slightly narrowed from… CONTINUE READING

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