Remmiya Mary Varghese

Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, India


  • Review Article   
    Retrospective Analysis Of Prevalence of Gingival Recession in Severe Crowding Cases Patients Reporting to a Teaching Hospital in Chennai
    Author(s): Remmiya Mary Varghese* and Prabhav Kumar Iyer

    Introduction: Crowding is one of the most common forms of malocclusion. It is usually seen in the anterior region. Crowding mainly occurs in places where there is a discrepancy between the arch dimension and the size of the teeth there have been reports of gingival recession due to malocclusion in the early stages of development, but there are only few extensive studies about the topic. Hence, the aim of this study is to see the incidence of gingival recession in patients with severe crowding. Materials and methods: Out of the 11687 patients who reported to a dental hospital that were diagnosed with crowding, 532 patients with severe crowding were selected. Details like their age, gender, the location of gingival recession and the location of crowding were recorded, tabulated and imported to SPSS for statistical analysis. Results: 47.8%.. Read More»

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