Cephalometric evaluation of a sample of Iraqi adults with normal occlusion using tetragon analysis

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Ammar S Ahmed

Abstract

Background: This study aimed to determine the cephalometric values of tetragon analysis on a sample of Iraqi adults with normal occlusion.
Material and methods: Forty digital true lateral cephalometric radiographs belong to 20 males and 20 females having normal dental relation were analyzed using AutoCAD program 2009. Descriptive statistics and sample comparison with Fastlicht norms were obtained.
Results: The results showed that maxillary and mandibular incisors were more proclined and the maxillary/mandibular planes angle was lower in Iraqi sample than Caucasian sample.
Conclusion: It's recommended to use result from this study when using tetragon analysis for Iraqis to get more accurate result.

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Ahmed AS. Cephalometric evaluation of a sample of Iraqi adults with normal occlusion using tetragon analysis. J Bagh Coll Dent [Internet]. 2014 Dec. 15 [cited 2022 Aug. 9];26(4):163-6. Available from: https://jbcd.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/jbcd/article/view/609
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Orthodontics, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry