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GOMEZ ELIAS, Maurem Karhenine; CUAN CORRALES, Mirian  and  ALTUNAGA CARBONELL, Ana. Development of the Orthodontics in Camagüey. Rev Hum Med [online]. 2014, vol.14, n.2, pp.285-303. ISSN 1727-8120.

Objective: To carry out a retrospective, descriptive and historical study on the beginning and development of this specialization in the county of Camagüey. Method: Documents were revised it has more than enough history and evolution of the world Orthodontics, in the country and databases Scielo, Cumed and printed documents in books and magazines in libraries. Results: Their results were analyzed according to different moments: the develop of the Orthodontics during the XIX century; practice of the Orthodontics in Cuba during the XX century before and after the victory of the Cuban revolution; year 1962 and dentistry changes in the county of Camagüey and development of the Orthodontics in the territory. Conclusions: The revolutionary victory in Cuba caused deep transformations in the dentistry. The professors that assumed the teaching in Cuba contributed to the development of the country and the formation of competent professionals with positive values. The understanding and support toasted by the provincial and national addresses of the Ministry of Public health also useful.

Keywords : Orthodontics; history; Camagüey.

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