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Vertical Indicator (VI) of Miyajima et al for Patients with Class III Malocclusions

Specialty:

Otolaryngology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Miyajima et al developed an equation called the Vertical Indicator (VI) to help distinguish those patients with a Class III malocclusion who have an anterior deep overbite from those with an open bite. The equation was developed in Japanese women, but the same concept can be used to develop similar equations for other populations. The chief author is from Aichi-Gakuin University in Nagoya, Japan.

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