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International Dental Journal of Student's Research


The effect of a tongue on lower anterior alveolar trough- A clinical case report


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Case Report

Author Details : Denny J Payapilly, Sunil Sunny, Roshini Sara Rajan, Lincy Stephen Joseph*

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 19-21

https://10.18231/j.idjsr.2019.004



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Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of these case reports was to evaluate the thickness of the lower anterior alveolar trough in patients with tongue thrusting habit.
Materials and Methods: Lateral cephalogram and CBCT was evaluated in these patients.
Result: Both lateral cephalogram and CBCT confirmed reduced thickness of anterior trough in patients with tongue thrust habit.
Conclusion: Depending on the thickness of the alveolar bone, the extend of lower incisor retraction could be evaluated.

Keywords: Tongue, alveolar trough, Lateral cephalogram, CBCT.


How to cite : Payapilly D J, Sunny S, Rajan R S, Joseph L S, The effect of a tongue on lower anterior alveolar trough- A clinical case report. Int Dent J Stud Res 2019;7(1):19-21

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