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Volume 2013, Article ID 921234, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/921234
Research Article

Reliability of a Novel CBCT-Based 3D Classification System for Maxillary Canine Impactions in Orthodontics: The KPG Index

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 and Gnathology-Masticatory Function, Dental School, University of Turin, Via Nizza 230, 10100 Turin, Italy
5Department of Stomatology IV, School of Dentistry, Complutense University of Madrid, Plaza Ramón y Cajal s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Received 11 August 2013; Accepted 17 September 2013

Academic Editors: C. Corsi, F. Frauscher, and B. Tomandl

Copyright © 2013 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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