Profile of an orthodontic patient at risk of dental trauma.

  title={Profile of an orthodontic patient at risk of dental trauma.},
  author={Ilana Brin and Yocheved Ben-Bassat and Ilana Heling and Naphtali Brezniak},
  journal={Endodontics & dental traumatology},
  volume={16 3},
Increased overjet and inadequate lip coverage of the maxillary incisors are considered significant risk factors in many clinical studies. The purpose of the present study was to examine this issue of dental injury by actual cephalometric measurements in orthodontic patients. Pretreatment cephalograms (taken with lips in repose) of consecutive patients were used. The patients were allotted to two groups Group T (trauma): 56 patients who had injured their maxillary incisors prior to their… CONTINUE READING


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