Preethi Rajamanickam

Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha dental college and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Comparison of Yen angle in Angle?s Class 2 Division 1 and Division 2 Malocclusion in South Indian Population-A Retrospective Cephalometric Study
    Author(s): Preethi Rajamanickam* and Remmiya Mary Varghese

    Aim: To compare the Yen angle in class 2 division 1 and class 2 division 2 in the South Indian population and to evaluate whether the position of maxillary incisor in skeletal class II patients influence the location of point M and also whether it influences the Yen angle. Methodology: 40 lateral cephalograms were obtained for the study. The samples were screened from the records of the patient who visited the Orthodontic Department of Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals. Forty pre-treatment Cephalometric radiographs were selected based on ANB, Wits appraisal, and beta angle confirming skeletal Class II. The same cephalograms were again classified into Angle’s class II division 1 and division 2 based on the position of the maxillary incisors and canines. The Yen angle is traced. Results: Statistical analysis (independent t-test) results were significantly different (P>0.001.. Read More»

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