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The 120-year old classification developed by Edward Angle has largely been sustained to the present day as the main language of malocclusion. It serves as the basis for the orthodontic treatment goal of attaining a specific molar relation arbitrarily defined as "ideal" with an accompanying prescribed facial profile. This classification is not biologically based and was founded on social observation of Caucasians thereby not accounting for natural variations across ethnic groups and race. Thedoi:10.15406/jdhodt.2017.08.00316 fatcat:euxyxwykmjcpzhksvl2wj7bbzy