Sri Rengalakshmi



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    Prevalence of Canine Impaction in Chennai Population
    Author(s): Pooja Umaiyal M, Sri Rengalakshmi* and Jaiganesh Ramamurthy

    Impacted tooth is a pathological situation in which a tooth cannot or will not erupt into its normal functioning position. Canines are of higher frequency among impaction after the impaction of third molars. They play an important role in the functional and aesthetic view of a person. The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of impacted canines in the Chennai population. A retrospective study was conducted in a hospital setting at Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals evaluating and analyzing 912 patient case records visiting a dental hospital from June(2019) to March(2020) who have impacted teeth and among which 45 patients had impacted canines. The data was collected after reviewing 86000 patients’ records. Documented information included patients’ age, gender, dental status and orthodontic status. The collected data was then tabulated and analysed using SPSS so.. Read More»

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