dental: A Data Set of Orthodontic Measurements on Children

Description Usage Format Details Source


The dental data consists of 27 subjects from the University of North Carolina Dental School.




  • subject:cluster id

  • gender:the sex of subject

  • age_8:the measurements at age 8

  • age_10:the measurements at age 10

  • age_12:the measurements at age 12

  • age_14:the measurements at age 14


The data was collected by investigators at the University of North Carolina Dental School. It is a study of orthodontic measurements on children including 11 girls and 16 boys measured at ages 8, 10, 12, and 14.


Pottho R. F. and Roy, S. W. A generalized multivariate analysis of variance model useful especially for growth curve problems. Biometrika 1964;51:313-326

Search within the geesmv package
Search all R packages, documentation and source code

Questions? Problems? Suggestions? or email at

Please suggest features or report bugs with the GitHub issue tracker.

All documentation is copyright its authors; we didn't write any of that.