Dental Anomalies among Students of Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sarajevo
Keywords:Tooth Abnormalities, Anodontia, Students, Bosnia- Herzegovina.
AbstractThe aim of our study was to establish the prevalence of dental anomalies among the student population at the Faculty of Dentistry of Sarajevo University. The aim of the research was to find out the most common dental anomalies in this particular group. The participants were 268 students at the Faculty of Dentistry. The examined students came from different regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The students were examined by the dentists employed at the Faculty while the findings were recorded on charts created specifically for this purpose and in accordance with the recommendations of WHO (World Health Organization). The students’ age ranged from 18 to 23. The results were statistically analyzed, and compared with the relevant facts from the literature. Our conclusion is that the most prevalent dental anomalies pertain to the teeth position (54%) followed by the teeth crowding at ICS (intercanine segment) (50%). The most negligible changes were found in the tooth shape, and this could be accounted for by the anthropological changes of the human teeth.
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