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ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2019, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part F

Parallelism of ala tragus line with occlusal plane in different facial forms in Kashmiri population

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Shazia Mir, Dr. Nazia Majeed Zargar and Dr. Shazana Nazir
ABSTRACT:The aim of this study was to check the orientation of ala tragus line with occlusal plane in different facial forms in dentulous subjects with the help of cephalograms. A total of 200 dentulous subjects (100 male and 100 female) were selected from Government Dental College, Srinagar in an age group of 18-25 years to obtain the lateral cephalograms. To determine the facial form, the bizygomatic width was measured using a digital caliper. The facial length was measured using digital caliper from Nasion to Gnathion (N‑Gn). Facial form was then obtained from the formulae (N-Gn/ Bi Zygomatic width)×100 and divided into euryprosopic, mesoprosopic and leptoprosophic. The results of this study demonstrated that in maximum percentage of the participants, the occlusal planes were parallel to lines joining the inferior borders of the ala of the nose and the middle parts of the tragus.
Pages: 328-329  |  336 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shazia Mir, Dr. Nazia Majeed Zargar and Dr. Shazana Nazir. Parallelism of ala tragus line with occlusal plane in different facial forms in Kashmiri population. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2019; 5(2): 328-329.
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