Tooth agenesis and craniofacial morphology in an orthodontic population.

  title={Tooth agenesis and craniofacial morphology in an orthodontic population.},
  author={Heidi Tavajohi-Kermani and Rupali Kapur and James Joseph Sciote},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  volume={122 1},
Previous reports have produced conflicting conclusions regarding the relationship among tooth agenesis, the congenital absence of teeth, and variations in craniofacial morphology. Traditional cephalometric assessment and computer-assisted morphometric analysis of jaw size were used to reexamine this relationship in a white orthodontic population. A positive… CONTINUE READING