Fatih Celebi

Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey


  • Research   
    Investigation of the Relationship between Mesiodistal Crown Diameters and Tooth Extraction Decisions in Orthodontic Patients
    Author(s): Fatih Celebi* and Sibel Akbulut

    Aim: This study aimed to evaluate whether there is a relationship between extraction decisions and the mesiodistal sizes of the teeth in class I cases. Materials and Methods: 140 patients were allocated into two groups according to the orthodontic treatment plan (the fourpremolar- extraction protocol/non-extraction protocol). Their mesiodistal tooth widths were measured using dental casts and a digital calliper. The measurements were taken for all the permanent teeth, except the second and third molars. The data were evaluated using the Student's t-test to determine whether there were any differences between the groups. The analysis was performed separately for the different genders. Results: In female subjects, it was detected that the teeth numbered 15, 14, 13, 21, 23, 24, and 25 in the extraction group were .. Read More»

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