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Title: Reliability and accuracy of the lower incisor mandibular plane angle: Proposed correction factor
Authors: Bukhary, MT.
Keywords: Reliability; accuracy; lower incisor; mandibular plane angle; correction factor
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Saudi Dental Society
Citation: Saudi Dental Journal; 13(3): 143-147
Abstract: The labiolingual position of the lower incisors is in a zone of balance. Any significant changes in the position lead to relapse, although, in some cases, there are exceptions. In cephalometric analysis, the relative anteroposterior position of the lower incisor is measured by the lower incisor mandibular plane angle (IMPA). However, the morphology of the mandible could vary affecting the value of IMPA. This study is designed to analyze the factors influencing the IMPA, and to introduce a method for adjusting abnormal inclination.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15803
ISSN: 1013-9052
Appears in Collections:College of Dentistry

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