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Ideal occlusion is an occlusion compatible with the stomatognathic system providing efficient mastication and good esthetics without creating physiologic abnormalities.
Bolton used a sample size of 55 ideal occlusion patient (11 untreated and 44 treated orthodontically) where as the current study have a sample size of 100 Class I patient (all untreated orthodontically).
Comparison of dental arch and alveolar widths of patients with Class II, Division 1 malocclusion and subjects with Class I ideal occlusion.