Growth indicators in orthodontic patients. Part 1: Comparison of cervical vertebral maturation and hand-wrist skeletal maturation


Litsas G., Ari-Demirkaya A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY, vol.11, no.4, pp.171-175, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-175

Abstract

Aim The purpose of this study was to predict the skeletal maturation status based on the assessment of cervical vertebrae from lateral cephalometric radiographs and to compare these findings with the skeletal maturity of the same individuals judged from the hand-wrist radiographs.