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craniofacial index

[¦krā·nē·ō′fā·shəl ′in‚deks]
(anthropology)
The ratio of the width of the cranium to the width of the face.
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The Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Center is located in Chulalongkorn Hospital under the Thai Red Cross Society and the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, is the first center for craniofacial problems and operations in Southeast Asia.
Speakers include Ian Sharp, consultant cleft surgeon at West Midlands Cleft Lip and Palate Service, Fiona Sandom, president of The British Association of Dental Therapists, Anthony Summerwill, consultant in restorative dentistry at Birmingham Dental Hospital, Martin Evans, consultant craniofacial surgeon at West Midlands Craniofacial Service and Andrew Monaghan, consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham.
Our therapeutic solution have," commented Roberto Terruzzi and Giacomo Granozio, ASAlaser Area Managers at the conclusion of the fair in Cologne, "focused on temporo-mandibular, craniofacial pain in addition to intra-oral diseases, has been very well received by professionals, both distributors and end-users.
The nominee badge is proudly displayed on the homepage of Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Center of Georgia's homepage at http://www.
Our results suggest it is likely there are thousands of enhancers in the human genome that are somehow involved in craniofacial development.
Christian Duncan, craniofacial surgeon at Alder Hey and the project lead said: "This is a pioneering project combining arts, science and health to make a real difference on how surgery is developed in the future.
Researchers in craniofacial medicine and in cell and molecular biology synthesize the understanding of the regulation of normal development of craniofacial tissues and the characteristics of tissue-specific stem cells and their potential use in bioengineering and regenerating craniofacial tissues and organs.
describe genes that influence facial development and maldevelopment, for individuals in anatomy, embryology, plastic and orofacial surgery, otolaryngology, orthodontics, pediatrics, dentistry, speech pathology, and other health care fields wishing to understand the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, and cure of developmental disparities of the craniofacial area.
Three-dimensional CT-guided customized implants have revolutionized craniofacial reconstruction by improving precision, accuracy, and cosmetic outcomes for restoring facial defects.
AoThe objective of these procedures is to correct deformities of the face and skull bones that result from birth defects, trauma or tumours,Ao said Dr Taimoor al Balushi, plastic reconstructive and craniofacial surgeon and the first doctor trained in this speciality from Oman and the GCC.
Craniofacial surgeons rely on landmarks to do analysis on craniofacial data such as measurement of distances, angles between anatomical landmarks, etc.
Craniofacial defects such as cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most common of all birth defects in the United States, with one in every 600 newborns affected.