Volume 7 Issue 8 (August, 2019)

Original Articles

Analysis of Prevalence of Different Forms of Orthodontic Malocclusion Among Children Of Known Population
Manish Goyal, Monika Mehta, Madhavi Goyal, Rishi Aggarwal

Background: Malocclusion is considered one of the most common dentalproblems together with dental caries. The present study was conducted to assess different types of malocclusion in known population. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on136 patients with misaligned teeth of both genders. All patients were thoroughly examined and type of occlusion, any kind of overjet, overbite, cross bite and rotation etc. was recorded. Results thus obtained were subjected to statistical analysis. Results: Out of 136 patients, males were 58 and females were 78.32 had normal occlusion, 54 had class I, 15 had class II div I, 10 had class II div II, 8 had class III, 10 had deep bite and 7 had cross bite. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Among various malocclusion, class I was most common followed by class II.
Key words: Class I, malocclusion, Deep bite

Received: 13 March, 2019                                         Revised:  10 June 2019                             Accepted: 12 June 2019

Corresponding author: Dr. Monika  Mehta, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Private Practice, Himachal Pradesh

This article may be cited as: Goyal M, Mehta M, Goyal M, Aggarwal R. Analysis of Prevalence Of Different Forms Of Orthodontic Malocclusion Among Children Of Known Population. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(8): 82-84.

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