Early cephalometric characteristics in Class III malocclusion

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dc.contributor.author Farias, Vanessa Costa
dc.contributor.author Tesch, Ricardo De Souza
dc.contributor.author Denardin, Odilon Victor Porto [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author Ursi, Weber
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-14T13:43:41Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-14T13:43:41Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-01
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2176-94512012000200011
dc.identifier.citation Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics. Dental Press International, v. 17, n. 2, p. 49-54, 2012.
dc.identifier.issn 2176-9451
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/7046
dc.description.abstract OBJECTIVE: Early identification of craniofacial morphological characteristics allows orthopedic segmented interventions to attenuate dentoskeletal discrepancies, which may be partially disguised by natural dental compensation. To investigate the morphological characteristics of Brazilian children with Class III malocclusion, in stages I and II of cervical vertebrae maturation and compare them with the characteristics of Class I control patients. METHODS: Pre-orthodontic treatment records of 20 patients with Class III malocclusion and 20 control Class I patients, matched by the same skeletal maturity index and sex, were selected. The craniofacial structures and their relationships were divided into different categories for analysis. Angular and linear measures were adopted from the analyses previously described by Downs, Jarabak, Jacobson and McNamara. The differences found between the groups of Class III patients and Class I control group, both subdivided according to the stage of cervical vertebrae maturation (I or II), were assessed by analysis of variance (ANOVA), complemented by Bonferroni's multiple mean comparisons test. RESULTS: The analysis of variance showed statistically significant differences in the different studied groups, between the mean values found for some angular (SNA, SNB, ANB) and linear variables (Co - Gn, N - Perp Pog, Go - Me, Wits, S - Go, Ar - Go). CONCLUSION: Assessed children displaying Class III malocclusion show normal anterior base of skull and maxilla, and anterior positioning of the mandible partially related to increased posterior facial height with consequent mandibular counterclockwise rotation. en
dc.format.extent 49-54
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Dental Press International
dc.relation.ispartof Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics
dc.rights Acesso aberto
dc.subject Angle Class III malocclusion en
dc.subject Cervical maturity en
dc.subject Cephalometry en
dc.title Early cephalometric characteristics in Class III malocclusion en
dc.type Artigo
dc.contributor.institution ABO
dc.contributor.institution Petrópolis School of Medicine Dentistry
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
dc.description.affiliation ABO
dc.description.affiliation Petrópolis School of Medicine Dentistry
dc.description.affiliation UNIFESP Medicine
dc.description.affiliation UNESP
dc.description.affiliationUnifesp UNIFESP, Medicine
dc.identifier.file S2176-94512012000200011.pdf
dc.identifier.scielo S2176-94512012000200011
dc.identifier.doi 10.1590/S2176-94512012000200011
dc.description.source SciELO



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