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Skull, Jaw, and Teeth Growth Patterns

  • Patrick G. Sullivan

Abstract

The growth of the human skull has been recorded in many ways over the centuries, ranging from the drawings found in the tombs of ancient Egypt to the computer-drawn plots of modern times. Although both the advent of radiography and the data-processing power of computer technology have permitted a much improved understanding of the overall patterns of skull growth, the stimuli and control mechanisms that govern the growth of an individual are still subject to debate and controversy.

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Orthodontic Treatment Facial Growth Dental Arch Cranial Vault Epiphyseal Cartilage 
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  • Patrick G. Sullivan
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  1. 1.Department of Child Dental HealthThe University of SheffieldSheffieldEngland

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