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GDA lecture 11
When does the growth spurt occur?
earlier in females than males
The end correlates with
Which gender hits puberty first? When? Which is longer?
Girls peak first at
Boys peak second around
Boys continue longer
What happens to the face around age 12?
at the maxillary suture
of frontal sinuses
increase in vertical dimension
Is Vertical maxillary growth more in males or females? mandibular growth?
Females in vertical maxillary growth
Males in mandibular growth
What happens to the mandible with increase vertical maxillary growth?
The mandible autorotates donward and backward
What happens to sutures during adolescence? Adulthood?
Interdigitation of the sutures begins to occur during adolescence
During adulthood the sutures will be completely fused
What happens to the facial profile as mandibular growth increases?
The profile decreases in convexity
Neural, maxillary, and mandibular curves at different ages
Primary molar relationships and results of mandibular growth
Why is caries risk incrases with permanent teeth?
More permanent teeth than primary
Increased interproximal contacts, less spacing