Measurement of facial soft tissue mobility in man.

  title={Measurement of facial soft tissue mobility in man.},
  author={Carroll Ann Trotman and C S Stohler and Lysle E Johnston},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  volume={35 1},
OBJECTIVE The assessment of facial mobility is a key element in the treatment of patients with facial motor deficits. In this study, we explored the utility of a three-dimensional tracking system in the measurement of facial movements. METHODS AND RESULTS First, the three-dimensional movement of potentially stable facial soft-tissue, headcap, and dental landmarks was measured with respect to a fixed space frame. Based on the assumption that the dental landmarks are stable, their motion during… CONTINUE READING

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