Orthodontic diagnosis involves three steps -collection ofdata,processing of the collected dataand finallydrawing
Step oneinvolves the taking of case history, intraoral andextra-oral examination of the patient, making of study modelsand taking the relevant radiographs or other diagnosticrecords.
Thesecond stepinvolves the processing of all this collectedinformation into understandable and coherent data. This willinvolve undertaking cephalogram and study model analyses.
The resulting information should be able to give a conciseand exact location of the malocclusion.