Orthodontic Evaluations

Source:  Orthodontic Evaluations    Tag:  radiographic analysis
A number of diagnostic analyses are cumpolsory done before the start of orthodontic treatment.

The basic orthodontic diagnosis involves the following:
1. Extra oral examination
Dental and medical history..
Chief orthodontic complaint.
Functional occlusion.
2. Radiographic Analysis
Cephalometric analysis.
Growth analysis.
Basal bone analysis.
Hand wrist analysis.
OPG evaluation.
TMJ radiographs.
3. Photo analysis
Lip profile and soft tissue analysis.
Esthetic line analysis.
Schwarz profile analysis.
Visualized treatment objective.
Facial symmetry.
4. Model analysis
Classification of malocclusion.
Segmental space analysis.
Bolton analysis.
Korkhaus analysis.