publication . Article . 2011

Progressive changes in arch width from primary to early mixed dentition period: A longitudinal study

S Sangwan; H S Chawla; A Goyal; K Gauba; U Mohanty;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, volume 29, page 14 (issn: 0970-4388, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Objective: The present study was conducted to evaluate, on a longitudinal basis, the changes in intercanine and intermolar widths form the primary to the early mixed dentition periods. Materials and Methods: A total of 38 children aged 4-5 years, with normal occlusion without any proximal caries or any dental anomalies, were selected. The impressions were recorded and casts were prepared. Intercanine and intermolar widths were measured on these dental casts with the help of a digital vernier calliper. After 3 years follow-up, the impressions were recorded again and dental casts were prepared. Intercanine and intermolar widths were measured again at this stage an...
free text keywords: General Dentistry, Dentistry, business.industry, business, Early mixed dentition, Arch, Longitudinal study, Orthodontics, Occlusion, Medicine, Dental anomalies, Dentition, Chi-square test, Calipers, Early mixed dentition period, intercanine width, intermolar width, normal occlusion, RK1-715
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