2023, Vol. 9 Issue 4, Part B
Prevalence of dental crowding among 13 to 50 year olds in the city of Hyderabad
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Aditi Upadhyay and Dr. Kamakshi Kalla
Background: Dental Crowding is a type of dental anomaly resulting from the disturbance in the proportion between the teeth size and arch length. It is among the commonest conditions for which a person seeks orthodontic treatment. Dental crowding is concerning to the patients because it negatively affects the patient’s smile and speech, causing embarrassment and low self-esteem in social settings.
Objective: The purpose of the present study was to determine prevalence of dental crowding among the people in the city of Hyderabad.
Materials and Methods: This study was conducted by OroGlee Solutions Private Limited, Hyderabad. A total of 4552 people of age 13 to 50 years were examined and grouped based on the presence or absence of crowding in their teeth.
Results: Prevalence of dental crowding in people of age group 13 - 50 years was 28.3%.
Conclusion: The prevalence of dental crowding in the population of Hyderabad is significant. These patterns of dental crowding give useful information for planning treatment and attaining optimum dental stability.
Pages: 96-98 | 139 Views 30 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Aditi Upadhyay, Dr. Kamakshi Kalla. Prevalence of dental crowding among 13 to 50 year olds in the city of Hyderabad. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2023;9(4):96-98. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2023.v9.i4b.1852