Alhan Ahmed Qasim

Department of Pedodontic and Preventive Dentistry, University of Baghdad, College of Dentistry, Iraq


  • Research Article   
    The Impact of facial index on the time of permanent teeth eruption
    Author(s): Hasam Fawzi Mnajid* and Alhan Ahmed Qasim

    Background: Facial Index (FI) is the ratio of morphological Facial Height (FH) and maximum Facial Width (FW) and can be calculated according to the formula: FI=FH/FW × 100. The values of Facial Index (FI) were used to determine the incidence of certain facial types according to Martin-Saller’s scale. Aim of the study: This study was conducted to determine the impact of facial index on the timing of permanent teeth eruption among children. Materials and methods: The study population which was studied in the department of college of dentistry university of Baghdad reached (445) children. An electronic vernia will be used for messing the facial height from nasion to gnathion and then spreading caliper will be used for measuring facial width between the most lateral points of zygomatic ar.. Read More»

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