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Prevalence of dental malocclusion in stomatology hospital, Kabul-Afghanistan


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Author Details : Ozair Erfan*, Manizha Khan, Mohammad Nadir Sina

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 82-85


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Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of different types of malocclusion
among 1000 OPD patients in Stomatology Hospital, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Materials and Methods: 1000 patients between ages of 15-30 years (500 males and 500 females),
randomly selected using specific criteria among patients that visited Kabul Stomatology Hospital OPD
department, for 7 months. Patients were examined directly intra-orally, and information was collected by a
single observer, recorded on pre-prepared forms, and analyzed through the SPSS program.
Result: Result of this study showed that from 1000 OPD patients, 81.2% were suffering from
malocclusions, among which Class I Malocclusion was recorded to be 49%, Class II Division 1 was 14.8%,
Class II Division 2 was 8.2%, Pseudo Class III was 3.1%, and Class III Malocclusion was recorded to be
6%. Class I Malocclusion was the most prevalent.

Keywords: Prevalence of dental malocclusion normal occlusion, Class 1, Class 2, Pseudo-Class 3, Class 3.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijodr.2020.018

How to cite : Erfan O, Khan M, Sina M N, Prevalence of dental malocclusion in stomatology hospital, Kabul-Afghanistan. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2020;6(2):82-85

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