Incisor crowding evaluation in children aged 7-11 years attending orthodontic clinics of the college of dentistry at Hawler Medical University.

Authors

  • Shaho Ziyad Jamil Al-Talabani Department of POP, College of Dentistry, Hawler Medical University, Erbil, Iraq.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15218/edj.2022.7

Keywords:

Incisor crowding, Mixed dentition

Abstract

Background and Objective: This study aimed to assess the permanent incisor region's crowding in both maxillary and mandibular arches among schoolchildren in Erbil city.
Method: Eighty-two dental casts of schoolchildren, aged 7 to 11 years, who attended orthodontic clinics in the dentistry college at Hawler Medical University, Erbil, Iraq, were studied by one examiner.
Results: (Around 47.6% of the children had crowding in the maxillary arch, 60.97% in the mandibular arch, and 32.92% of the children had crowding in both maxillary and mandibular arches.
Conclusion: It can be concluded that incisor crowding varies significantly (p <0.05) between the maxillary and mandibular arches in girls, and it also varies significantly (p <0.05) when comparing the data of boys and girls.

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2022-07-30

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Al-Talabani SZJ. Incisor crowding evaluation in children aged 7-11 years attending orthodontic clinics of the college of dentistry at Hawler Medical University. EDJ [Internet]. 2022 Jul. 30 [cited 2022 Aug. 10];5(1):50-6. Available from: https://edj.hmu.edu.krd/index.php/journal/article/view/159

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