A Critical Review on Insulin Like Growth Factor-1―A Skeletal Maturity Indicator

The evaluation of growth status plays a critical role in orthodontic care preparation decisions and the adolescent growth spurt is considered an optimal time to undergo growth adjustment therapy. Different radiological and non-radiological skeletal maturity indicators with their related advantages and drawbacks have been used. One such non-radiological biomarker is insulin like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) […]