Published Online: 1 October 1986
Page Count: 7
graduate teaching assistant, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
(Received 25 May 1985; accepted 13 December 1985)
Available facial tissue thickness standards for facial feature reconstruction are based on adult measurements. Mid-facial tissue thicknesses for male and female white adolescents are presented here. Measurements were taken from lateral radiographs produced in an orthodontic practice. Statistical analysis indicates that age, sex, and to some extent, dental occlusion pattern are factors that should be taken into account when attempting facial feature reconstructions.
Paper ID: JFS11926J