The following questions and answers will assist
you in understanding maturational theory as it relates to more rational timing
of treatment. Every growing individual demonstrates very unique patterns
of development. Rational diagnosis and treatment planning requires an
understanding of future timing and
amounts of expected growth if the best
treatment result is to be achieved within the most effective period of time.
Please < click > on any
What is the advantage of using maturational
(skeletal) age instead
of chronologic age in treatment planning?
How is maturational age defined and determined using the
System of Skeletal Maturation Assessment ( SMA )?
Why is it essential to describe maturational age in terms of
both maturational stage and maturational level?
What are the sex differences between chronologic
How is growth velocity affected by variations in
How is the timing of future maxillary and
related to maturational age?
How is growth velocity affected by variations in maturational
How can GrowthTek assist you with the evaluation of
unique developmental profile?
Copyright © 2001 [GrowthTek]. All rights reserved.