Diagnosis and management of tooth size discrepancies in orthodontic patients

Timothy P. McSwiney , Declan T. Millett, Grant T. McIntyre

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    Abstract

    A tooth size discrepancy (TSD) indicates disproportion in tooth sizes. TSDs should be considered in treatment planning for the orthodontic patient to ensure an optimal occlusal outcome. The method of calculation of a TSD is explained. The prevalence in orthodontic patients, their aetiology and management are outlined
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)17-20
    Number of pages4
    JournalOrthodontic Update
    Volume6
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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