Spee


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Spee

(schpā),
Ferdinand von, German embryologist, 1855-1937. See: curve of Spee.
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Class I patients in this case having lesser values of ANB angle also had lesser curve of Spee values but as the values of ANB increased as in Class II cases mostly curve of Spee starts becoming exaggerated.
Results concluded from data of this study shows that Curve of Spee shows positive correlation with ANB value or maxillo-mandibular discrepancy.
Development of the curve of Spee in Class II subdivision malocclusion: A longitudinal study.
Evaluation depth of the curve of Spee in class I, class II, and class III malocclusion: A cross sectional study.
Evaluation of skeletal and dental parameters in individuals with variations in depth of Curve of Spee. Indian j orthod dentofac res 2016; 2(4): 184-9.
Curve of Spee and its relationship with dentoskeletal morphology.
Mean depth of Curve of Spee in class I malocclusion was 2.4mm, in class II div 1 malocclusion mean depth was 2.8 mm, in class II div 2 malocclusion mean depth was 4.3 mm, in class II subdivision patient mean depth was 2.5mm in class III malocclusion mean depth was 2mm as shown in Table-1.
Table-1: Minimum, Maximum and Mean Depth of Curve of Spee in Different Malocclusions.
Curve of Spee in Class I Malocclusion###29###1.00###3.75###2.4052+-0.67946
Curve of Spee in Class II div1 Malocclusion###33###0.75###5.50###2.8709+-0.94982
Curve of Spee in Class II div 2 Malocclusion###16###2.25###6.00###4.3125+-1.08589
Curve of Spee in Class II Subdivision Malocclusion###13###1.00###3.50###2.5385+-0.80264