J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 18, Number 2, 2015Anthropology and DFO
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||17 April 2018|
The Storybook Account of Orthodontics and Anthropology
Accepted: 19 November 2014
For a long time, orthodontics has developed without ever showing the slightest interest in anthropology. However, during the first half of the 20th century, we realized the need to link craniometry and anthropology. After this, orthodontics adopted cephalometric analysis, a new procedure based more upon a diagnostic and therapeutic approach, rather than a simple academic approach, thus separating it from anthropology.
Key words: Cephalometric Analysis / Anthropology / Craniometry / History of Orthodontics
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