Crowding and spacing within the dental arches is largely under genetic control, but is affected by a number of local factors. This chapter describes these local factors, discusses how they can influence the development of the dentition and also describes the interceptive measures available to the orthodontist.
|Title of host publication||Orthodontic management of the developing dentition|
|Subtitle of host publication||an evidence-based guide|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing AG|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|