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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 537620, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/537620
Research Article

KPG Index versus OPG Measurements: A Comparison between 3D and 2D Methods in Predicting Treatment Duration and Difficulty Level for Patients with Impacted Maxillary Canines

1Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy
2Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Trieste, Piazza Ospitale 1, 34129 Trieste, Italy
3Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Genova, Viale Benedetto XV 6, 16132 Genova, Italy
4Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
5Department of Stomatology IV, School of Dentistry, Complutense University of Madrid, Plaza Ramòn Cajal s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Received 24 February 2014; Accepted 27 June 2014; Published 9 July 2014

Academic Editor: Siddik Malkoç

Copyright © 2014 Domenico Dalessandri et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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