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Growth of maxilla & Mandible

  • Lingual-Resoption on the postero-inferior aspect while deposition occurs on the anterio-superior aspect
  • Buccal-resorption on the anterio-superior part and deposition on the postero-superior part .
  • Prominence of antegonial notch and change in gonial angle
  • Growth sprut
  • Woodside in study of Burlington group- three main growth spruts
  •                                 Girls         Boys
  • 1]Just after birth      3yrs          3yrs
  • 2]Juvenile                6-7yrs       7-9yrs
  • 3]Pubertal               10-12yrs    12-15yrs

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