Beyza Karadede Ünal, Deniz Dellaloğlu

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Sep 7, 2021
Science Progress
DOI :
10.1177/00368504211038186
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Science Progress, Volume 104, Issue 3, July September 2021. Objective :It is aimed to examine the tooth sizes of digital models of patients with different malocclusions with the help of three dimensional measurement software.Method :Digital models of 252 patients aged between 13 and 25 years of age were included. According to the Angle classification, three different malocclusion groups were allocated such that there were 84 patients in each group, plaster models of patients scanned with the three dimensional model browser 3Shape R700 3D Scanner (3Shape A/S Copenhagen, Denmark) and transferred to the digital format. 3Shape Ortho Analyzer (3Shape A/S Copenhagen, Denmark) software was used for making the necessary tooth size measurements.Result :When the measurements were evaluated, it was determined that significant changes occurred between tooth sizes of individuals with different malocclusions. Generally, higher values were observed in mesiodistal and buccolingual tooth dimensions of class II individuals compared to other groups. There was no difference between the groups in the anterior ratio values, but when the overall ratio values were evaluated among the groups, a statistically significant difference was determined. Class II malocclusion group was found to have a significantly lower overall ratio of occurrence.Conclusion :Individuals with different malocclusions differ in tooth size.
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