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Medical Versus Orthodontic Treatment Models

by Clayton A. Chan, DDS

In disease-oriented disciplines such as medicine and dentistry, the idea of treatment planning and eventual treatment is based on the identification of disease; based on the information/data gathered, the disease that is identified and treatment options and approaches considered.

Narrow Upper Arch – Before Treatment

n the craniofacial aberrations called orthodontic malocclusions, one is not really describing a disease; Most malocclusion are the result of skeletal and dental variations that become extreme enough to disturb the patient’s esthetic or functional balance. In these circumstances orthodontic treatment is warranted.

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