facial height

fa·cial height

the linear dimension in the midline from the hairline to the menton.

fa·cial height

(fāshăl hīt)
Linear dimension in midline from hairline to menton.
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Dental and skeletal dimension in growing individuals with variations in lower facial height.
Our aim in this case was to open the bite both with upper- and lower-incisor intrusions and still provide the patient with an aesthetic smile against her decreased lower facial height.
In that study, facial height increased more in males between 6-18 years, and the sex differences were more apparent after 12 years of age (el-Batouti et al.
In this study, the management with modified activator seems to increase the facial height.
1) without GHD were small submaxillary, short basis cranii length, normal anterior facial height and increased lower anterior facial height.
This could be explained by the fact that low tongue posture and elongation of lower anterior facial height are apparent at three years of age but more commonly detected after age five16 as majority of our subjects were 5 years and younger.
In addition the anterior facial height increased by 1.
d) Subnasale to gnathion = lower facial height measured when mandible is at rest position.
The Le Forte surgical procedure (maxillary impaction) reduces facial height, in these cases, and invariably widens the nasal base.
cranial base, posterior cranial base, ramus height, anterior facial height, posterior facial height and mandibular corpus (p less than 0.