American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics. vol:103 issue:1 pages:33-8
A literature review is given on the different results obtained with twin and family studies in relationship to the development and structure of the dentofacial complex. Recent advances in twin and family studies are mentioned. Attention is focused on functional components considered to be of primary importance in craniofacial growth.