Orthodontic Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

Orthodontic treatment is based on appropriate diagnosis and treatment planning. It is essential to understand all of the orthodontic diagnostic modalities: facial evaluation, growth and development, dento-alveolar compensation, cephalometric analysis, arch length analysis, tooth size analysis, and treatment goal description.

This lecture is a segment of the Comprehensive Course in Orthodontics. The information contained in this lecture is relevant to general practitioners either providing orthodontic treatment or referring patients to the specialist.