Prevalence of impacted canine and its association with other dental anomalies among population in Sanaa city - Yemen
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Shumar, A. (2021). Prevalence of impacted canine and its association with other dental anomalies among population in Sanaa city - Yemen. International Arab Journal of Dentistry (IAJD), 12(1), 32-39. Retrieved from https://journals.usj.edu.lb/iajd/article/view/573

Abstract

Objectives: to determine the prevalence of impacted canines and its association with other dental anomalies in Sana’a city

Methodology: this study represents retrospective OPG analysis of 2150 patients chosen randomly from digital x-ray centers in Sana’a Yemen, Data collected was entered into a spreadsheet (Excel 2016; Microsoft, US) and analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 25.

Results: among 2150 OPG’s, impacted canines were found in 182 (9.2%), most commonly found was, female 121 (66.5%), impacted maxillary canines 155 (85.2%), there was a statistical significant difference between the right and left sides p <0.05, mesioangular impaction 165 (66.3%), and level B depth of impaction 149 (59.8%), associated anomaly was retention of deciduous canine 116 (29.5%), associated pathology was dentigerous cyst 19 (10.4%), there was no relation of canine impaction with third molar status p >0.05.

Conclusion: The present study provides useful data regarding the radiographs of canine impaction.

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