An Atlas on Cephalometric Landmarks

by Basavaraj Subhashchandra Phulari

The book An Atlas on CEPHALOMETRIC LANDMARKS mainly focuses on understanding the various cephalometric landmarks. Each cephalometric landmark is discussed in detail including its abbreviation, definition by various researchers, origin and radiographic anatomy of the landmarks. Cephalometric is mainly used in orthodontics for diagnosis, treatment planning, to evaluate the dentofacial changes during treatment and to assess the dentofacial growth and development. Cephalometric analysis is an important aid in orthodontic diagnosis through which an accurate location and cephalometric landmark can be traced using cephalogram. The landmarks on lateral cephalogram, the landmarks on the posteroanterior (PA) cephalogram and submentovertex (SV) radiographic projection are also dealt in this book. It is divided into eleven sections namely introduction and history, classification of cephalometric landmarks, cephalometric landmarks related to cranial bones, cephalometric landmarks related to facial bones and dentition, cephalometric landmarks related to cervical bones, cephalometric landmarks related to pharynx, soft tissue cephalometric landmarks, 3d cephalometric landmarks, PA cephalometric landmarks, SV cephalometric landmarks and applications of cephalometric landmarks.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Phulari Basavaraj Subhashchandra Mauras College of Dentistry, Hospital and Oral Research Institute, Republic of Mauritius
ISBN 9789350903247
Speciality Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11877
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 230
Book Type Professional


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