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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2015, Volume : 8, Issue : 8
First page : ( 1144) Last page : ( 1146)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2015.00203.6

Gender based comparison of inter canine distance of Mandibular Permanent Canine among South Indian Populations

Raj Sai Chaitanya, Dr. Kumar Saravana

Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai

*Corresponding Author E-mail:

Online published on 28 October, 2015.

Abstract

Aim

To make a research and compare the inter-canine distance of mandibular permanent canine in south indian population.

Objective

To compare the inter-canine distance of mandibular permanent canine.

Background

Teeth are the most indestructible part of the body, exhibit the least turnover of natural structure, are readily accessible for examination and do not need special dissection. The inter-canine distance measurement has a role in determining shape of maxillary arch and any change in this distance will cause pain.

Reason

Amongst all the teeth, the mandibular canines are found to exhibit greatest sexual dimorphism. In the present study, inter canine distance of the mandibular canines is to be measured.(M: F: 50: 50) in the age group of 17–21 years.

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Keywords

Turnover rate-pain-sexual dimorphism-mandibular-age group-permanent canine.

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