Azima Hanin SM

Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Review Article   
    Retrospective Analysis of Prevalence of Anterior Open Bite in Patients Reporting to a Teaching Hospital in Chennai
    Author(s): Remmiya Mary Varghese* and Azima Hanin SM

    Introduction: Anterior Open Bite (AOB) is a debilitating malocclusion that requires thorough diagnosis to ensure long-term stability and proper treatment. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of AOB in patients visiting a university teaching hospital in Chennai, India in order to assess the need for orthodontic treatment and to determine its relation to other associated features. Material and methods: This retrospective study was conducted among patients who were diagnosed with anterior open bite in a university teaching hospital in Chennai during the period of December 2020 to May 2021. The collected data was then subjected to statistical analysis using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Descriptive statistics and Chi square tests were used. Results: Anterior open bite was frequently obser.. Read More»

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