Remmiya Mary Varghese

Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai, India


  • Research Article   
    Incidence of Congenitally Missing Mandibular Incisors among Patients with Orthodontic Treatment
    Author(s): Revathi B and Remmiya Mary Varghese*

    Aim: To assess the incidence of congenitally missing mandibular incisors in patients reporting for orthodontic treatment. Introduction: Hypodontia is the most common condition reported among people. Missing mandibular incisors plays an important role in planning the treatment in the field of orthodontics. The knowledge on the mandibular teeth agenesis and other different tooth positions aids in analyzing the etiological basis of the orthodontic treatment. Materials and methods: A total of 962 patients' case sheets were taken in the present study. From which, 155 patients were categorized under the orthodontic population and 807 patients under the general population. The prevalence and average missing of the mandibular incisors were analyzed in both the groups using intraoral images and panoramic radiograph. .. Read More»

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