Krishna Arora1* and Putri Qistina2
1Head of the Department, Associate Professor, Department of Orthodontics, Manipal University College, Malaysia
2Associate Dentist, My Dentist Ampang
*Corresponding Author: Krishna Arora, Head of the Department, Associate Professor, Department of Orthodontics, Manipal University College, Malaysia.
Received: November 23, 2022; Published: November 28, 2022
Accurate measurement of skeletal maturity is critical to understand the possible etiology, diagnosis, modal¬ity, timing of treatment, and its eventual outcome of various skeletal abnormalities. In Orthodontics growth prediction is an assessment of the amount of growth to be expected. Some important clin¬ical decisions whether to extract or not to extract, use of orthopedic functional appliances, fixed-functional appliances, and some surgical decisions are based on growth of an individual. In this review we researches want to highlight the most important, clinically relevant and easy to use methods of age estimation.
Keywords:Age Assessment; SMI; CVMI
Citation: Krishna Arora and Putri Qistina. “CVMI and SMI- A Tool for Age Assessment in Orthodontic Patients".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.12 (2022): 135-139.
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