Adult changes in selected occlusal parameters are measured, with the study sample limited to 72 subjects with a history of malocclusion treated orthodontically 12 to 35 years previously. Variations were large. Most of the corrections were retained, with mean changes tending toward pretreatment values.
Dr. Uhde is in the private practice of orthodontics in Harrison, Ohio. He holds a D.M.D. degree from the University of Louisville and an M.S. degree in Orthodontics from the University of Illinois
Dr. Sadowsky is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois in Chicago. He holds a B.D.S. degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and an M.S. degree in Orthodontics from the University of Illinois
Dr. BeGole is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics the Department of Orthodontics, University of Illinois in Chicago. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with an M.S. degree from Columbia University and Ph.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh