A study about tooth size and arch width measurement

Qu Hong, Rajani Koirala, Tan Jun, Yi Li-na, Shin Takagi, Kenji Kawahara, Etsuo Kishimoto, Takako Shimizu, Testuya Takamata, Keisuke Nakano, Norimasa Okafuji

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Many model analyses methods for measuring tooth size discrepancies, even though they are not always used have been carried out by many authors and formulated for the predetermination of arch size. On the basis of their findings many studies were carried out to find out its reliability, few researchers agreed to the statement made and few pointed out their lack of agreement. Bolton's method of diagnosing tooth-size discrepancy has been widely used in scientific studies since its publication. Cast analysis is required for all potential orthodontic patients, whether problems are moderate or severe. It is done to evaluate symmetry, alignment (crowding, spacing) and tooth size analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-98
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Hard Tissue Biology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Arch size
  • Tooth size
  • Width measurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • General Dentistry
  • Cell Biology


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