arch length deficiency

arch length de·fi·cien·cy

the difference between the available circumference of the dental arch and that required to accommodate the succedaneous teeth in proper alignment.

arch length de·fi·ci·en·cy

(ahrch length dĕ-fishĕn-sē)
The difference between the available circumference of the dental arch and that required to accommodate the succedaneous teeth in proper alignment.

arch length de·fi·ci·en·cy

(ahrch length dĕ-fishĕn-sē)
Difference between the available circumference of the dental arch and that required to accommodate the succedaneous teeth in proper alignment.
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President Olson suggested that I reprint the article, Stability and relapse: Early treatment of arch length deficiency, by Bob Little, now retired, from the Univ.
What is the treatment of choice for a preadolescent patient with arch length deficiency? What if nothing is done?
A concerned parent will present their child with complaints of "crowded teeth" or "crooked teeth," resulting from arch length deficiency in the corresponding arch.