Tweed triangle


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Tweed tri·an·gle

(twēd),
a triangle defined by facial and dental landmarks on a lateral cephalometric film, using the Frankfort horizontal plane as a base and intended for use as a guide in the evaluation and planning of orthodontic treatment.

Tweed triangle

Etymology: Charles Tweed, American dentist, 1895-1970; L, triangulus, three-cornered
the triangle formed by the mandibular plane, the Frankfurt horizontal plane, and the long axis of the lower central incisor. It is used as a diagnostic aid.

Tweed,

Charles H., U.S. orthodontist, 1895-1970.
Tweed edgewise treatment
Tweed triangle - defined by facial and dental landmarks.

Tweed tri·an·gle

(twēd trīang-gĕl)
Area defined by facial and dental landmarks on a lateral cephalometric film, using the Frankfurt horizontal plane as a base and intended for use as a guide in the evaluation and planning of orthodontic treatment.
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