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cephalometry

[‚sef·ə′läm·ə·trē]
(anthropology)
The science of measuring the head, especially for determining the characteristics of a particular race, sex, or somatotype.
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Radiologic cephalometric data have demonstrated that asymmetry is present to some degree in all anatomic landmarks in all patients.
The distances between the upper and lower lips and the aesthetic line were measured on profile cephalometric radiographs.
In this part of the paper, we survey various techniques explored by the researchers on cephalometric analysis with craniofacial landmarks.
Conventional 2D cephalometric measurements can also be carried out, by rendering a 2D projection of the 3 D data, resembling a radiograph.
The interpretations of hand wrist, panorgamic and cephalometric radiographs were discussed until agreement was reached.
A previous study of 9 children with Vitamin-D resistant rickets found that facial growth in these patients was retarded and that mandibular growth was less retarded than maxillary growth, which showed marked reduction in height and length using some cephalometric landmarks [Tracy and Cambell, 1968].
The lateral cephalometric radiographs were assessed on all patients for 1) mandibular depth (Frankfort horizontal plane--nasion-point B line); 2) condylion-pogonion length; and 3) condylion-point B length (Figure S).
Tetradis, S, Kantor, ML: Prevalence of skeletal and dental anomalies and normal variants seen in cephalometric and other radiographs of orthodontic patients.
Suni Digital Panoramic and One-Shot Cephalometric Systems use state-of-the-art technology to provide superior image quality and extensive diagnostic capabilities to help facilitate fast and accurate diagnoses.
Tenders are invited for bio midecal equipments-radiology dental opg machine unit with cephalometric facilities and digital film processor
With illustrative color photos throughout, chapters cover study casts and dental cast analysis; prediction of tooth size; radiographic and cephalometric analyses; lingual arches; the construction of orthodontic appliances; managing crossbites, incisor diastemas, and molar uprighting and regaining of arch length; differentiating patients who need simple vs.
Although the cephalometry results are not easily comparable, the specific cephalometric characteristics have been mentioned repeatedly as risk factors for OSA.