cephalometrics

ceph·a·lo·met·rics

(sef'ă-lō-met'riks),
1. oral surgery, orthodontics scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and face, using a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones.
See also: cephalometry.
2. A scientific study of the measurements of the head with relation to specific reference points; used for evaluation of facial growth and development, including soft tissue profile.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

ceph·a·lo·met·rics

(sef'ă-lō-met'riks)
1. oral surgery, orthodontics The scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and face, using a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones.
2. A scientific study of the measurements of the head with relation to specific reference points; used for evaluation of facial growth and development, including soft tissue profile.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

ceph·a·lo·met·rics

(sef'ă-lō-met'riks)
Oral surgery, orthodontics scientific measurement of bones of cranium and face, using a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]
References in periodicals archive ?
The measurements were performed using Burstone hard tissue analysis of cephalometrics (9, 10) on skeletal profile.
An overview of computerized cephalometrics. American Journal of Orthodontics 1972;61:1-28.
The inappropriateness of conventional cephalometrics. Am J Orthod 1979; 75: 599-617.
Evidence stating regional differences in cranial base components also exists.20 In the view of above facts a study was conducted on lateral cephalometrics films of orthodontic patients visiting our hospital settings.
An android based Oneceph app provides a convenient interface with most commonly used analyses, Burstones cephalometrics for orthognathic surgery, cephalomorphic, Downs, Holdway, Jarabak, McNamara, Ricketts, Steiners, Schwarz, Tweed, Wits Appraisal, Beta angle and Yen angle, etc.
This book details the updated use of clinical cephalometrics in the diagnosis and treatment planning of orthodontic patients.
Cephalometric tracings of pre and post treatment cephalograms were performed using digital cephalometrics (Nemo Ceph, version 6.0, Spain).
The use of cephalometrics as an aid to planning and assessing orthodontic treatment: Report of a case.
Steiner, "Cephalometrics for you and me," American Journal of Orthodontics, vol.