Hussein Haleem Jasim

Department of Oral Diagnosis, College of Dentistry, University of Wasit, Iraq


  • Research   
    Effect of Impacted Third Molars on the Overjet of Central Incisor Teeth
    Author(s): Hussein Haleem Jasim*

    Background: Overjet considered one of the most important parameters to evaluate the status of occlusion, therefore any disturbances in overjet will affect the occlusion improperly and causing malocclusion. The early detection and diagnosis of overjet discrepancies help in the early treatment of malocclusion. So many studies were achieved to observe the effect of different factors on overjet extent. Aim: To observe whether the presence of impacted third molars affects the overjet extent. Materials and methods: The study was done on (200) patients with impacted third molars, aged between 18–25 years, for both genders who referred to the radiology department in some dental centres in Baghdad for taking orthopantomograms (OPGs) to evaluate the status of impacted third molars from June 2017 to November 2018. The measurements of overjet were.. Read More»

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