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Article: Volume 10 Number 1 Page 16 - January 2017

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  Orthodontic Update 37: 16-23

Orthodontics:  Assessment of Growth in Orthodontics

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Abstract: Being able to predict the likely timing and duration of growth accurately, in particular the pubertal growth spurt, is important in orthodontic treatment planning. The different assessments of growth, their advantages and disadvantages will be described.

Clinical relevance: A knowledge of the typical assessments of skeletal growth is important in the planning and execution of orthodontic treatment.

Author notes: Goldie Songra, BDS, DDS, MFDS, MOrth, FDS(Orth) RCSEng, Consultant Orthodontist, Kidderminster Hospital and Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Tarun K Mittal, BDS, Specialty Registrar, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, Julie C Williams, BDS, DDS, MOrth RCS, DPDS, MA(Ethics of Healthcare), PGCertHE, FHEA, Academic Clinical Lecturer and Senior Registrar, School of Oral and Dental Sciences, University of Bristol and Royal United Hospitals, Bath, James Puryer, BDS, DPDS, MFDS RCS(Eng), MSc, FHEA, Clinical Teaching Fellow in Restorative Dentistry, School of Oral and Dental Sciences, Jonathan R Sandy, BDS, MSc, PhD(Lond), MOrth RCS, FDS RCS, FDS RCS(Ed), FFD RCS, Professor of Orthodontics and Dean of Health Sciences and Anthony J Ireland, BDS, MSc, PhD(Lond), MOrth RCS, FDS RCS, Professor of Orthodontics, School of Oral and Dental Sciences, University of Bristol, UK.

Objective: To outline the methods of assessing skeletal growth.

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