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Fig. 4

From: Three-dimensional quantitative assessment of palatal bone height for insertion of orthodontic implants - a retrospective CBCT study

Fig. 4

Mean palatal bone height (mm) at the 88 evaluated sites (P1-P88) for different age groups. In the area of the raphe palatina mediana as well as in the anterior and posterio-lateral area of the palate, there is generally a decrease in bone height with increasing age, whereas in the direction of the alveolar processes anterio-laterally between 13 and 16 years, there is a sharp increase, followed by a further decrease in bone height

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