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International Dental Journal of Student Research

Significance of ethnic disparity in cephalometric analysis in Indian population

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Author Details : Poonam Majumder*, Abhishek Singh

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 56-59

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Introduction: It has been a widely accepted fact that race specific norms, diagnosis and treatment planning is now a explicit need for achieving desired orthodontic treatment outcome.
Aim: The present study compares the cephalometric norms of Tweeds diagnostic triangle of the Assamese population with other Indian population s to justify this very fact.
Materials and Methods: Tweeds cephalometric study was done on the cephalograms of Assamese ethnic origin and the norm for the population was derived. These cephalometric norms for the Assamese population was compared with the established Tweeds cephalometric norms of other Indian population.
Conclusion: The statistically significant differences observed in the values of the parameters, are justify the legitimacy of the aforementioned hypothesis.

Keywords: Cephalometric norms variation, Indian population, Tweed’s analysis.

Doi : 10.18231/j.idjsr.2019.014

How to cite : Majumder P, Singh A, Significance of ethnic disparity in cephalometric analysis in Indian population. Int Dent J Stud Res 2019;7(3):56-59

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