Oral Health and Dental Management

Oral Health and Dental Management
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Investigation of Anterior Tooth Dimensions and Color Distribution of Young Patients of Turkish Society

Merve Köseoğlu, Nuran Yanıkoğlu

Aim: The objective of this study was to evaluate the maxillary and mandibular anterior tooth size and color distribution of young people of Turkish society. Materials and method: In this study, we measured tooth dimensions and color distribution of totally 100 volunteers’. They were 18-25 years old. To ensure standardization, the measurement was made by the same researcher. Data was evaluated using SPSS 20.0 software. Descriptive data were presented as mean standard deviation. Kolmogorov-Smirnov test was used to assess the distribution of data. Independent samples t-test was used to compare boys’ and girls’ data. Results: According to the results, widest teeth within both genders is the upper central teeth, the longest teeth are the lower canine teeth, narrowest teeth is lower central teeth, shortest teeth is lower central teeth. According to the color measurements; 52.38% of the female students have A shade; 21.42% have B shade; 26.20% has C shade. 46.5% of male students have A shade; 19% have B shade; 34.5% have C shade. 49% of the total population have A shade, 20% have B shade; 31% have C shade. Conclusions: When the width, the length and the width/length ratios of different colors were compared, the difference was not recorded as statistically significant.

Published Date: 2019-08-31;