Hand skeletal maturity and its correlation with mandibular dental development

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Assessment of pubertal status and pubertal growth spurt in orthodontic patients has a considerable impact on the diagnosis, treatment plan and the outcome of orthodontic treatments. Hand-wrist radiography is routinely used to evaluate skeletal development. Some studies have shown that there is an association between bone development and different… (More)
DOI: 10.4317/jced.51433

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