International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Skeletal Maturity Indicators - Review Article

Dr. Swapnil J. Korde | Dr. Pallavi Daigavane [2] | Dr. Sunita Shrivastav [3]

Abstract: Abstarct Growth biologically and histologically is a composite of morphogenetic and histogenetic changes occurring continuously over a period in response to genetic coding and environmental influence. It is one of the most myriad variations and plays an important role in the etiology of malocclusion and also in the evaluation of diagnosis, treatment planning retention and stability of any case. In this review, various methods currently used as skeletal maturity indicators have been discussed.

Keywords: Cervical vertebrae maturation indicators, hand and wrist radiographs, middle phalanx of third finger, skeletal maturity indicators, canine calcification

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,

Pages: 361 - 370

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