cephalometric tracing


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ceph·a·lo·met·ric trac·ing

an overlay drawing or tracing of the teeth, facial bones, and anthropometric landmarks made directly from a cephalometric radiograph and used as a basis for cephalometric analysis.

ceph·a·lo·met·ric trac·ing

(sefă-lō-metrik trāsing)
Overlay drawing of the teeth, facial bones, and anthropometric landmarks made directly from a cephalometric radiograph and used as a basis for cephalometric analysis.
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Comparative study of manual cephalometric tracing and computerized cephalometric tracing in digital lateral cephalogram for accuracy and reliability of landmarks.
Superimposed cephalometric tracings at pretreatment and posttreatment of the facemask therapy suggest that the patient experienced late maxillary growth (Figure 9, Table 1).
A great deal of time must be invested in performing every stage of planning; including: alginate impression recordings, pouring and casting impressions, mounting of study casts on an articulator, cephalometric tracings, modelling surgeries, and fabrication of intermediate and final acrylic resin splints.
All cephalometric tracings were performed by the same person (SGA) using 0.03 mm matte acetate paper with a 3H pencil.
Changes in the skeletal and soft tissue structures after surgery can be predicted using conventional cephalometric tracings or computer software.
In the past Two-dimensional (2D) diagnostic imaging, including traditional radiographs, cephalometric tracings, photographs and video imaging, has been a part of the orthodontic patient record.
The cephalometric tracings were reevaluated by the same investigator after 1 month.
The superimposition of cephalometric tracings can show dental and profile modifications during orthodontic treatment through a 6-year follow-up (Figure 11).
The dental, skeletal and soft tissue measurements were investigated using pre- and post treatment lat- eral cephalometric tracings exposed at the beginning and end of treatment.