Summary The aim of this study was to to determine the prevalence, gender and jaw distribution of selected dental anomalies in Hama Governorate in Syria. It also aims to compare our result with another study in the world. Material and Methods In this cross-sectional study, panoramic radiographs , in which 600 Syrian Subjects ( 206 males and 394 females) The sample was collected from three private facial, oral and maxillofacial imaging centers in Hama Governorate , for persons between the ages of 12 and 40 years from the visitor of these centers during the period 2018 until the end of 2020. dental anomalies including hypodontia, impaction (excluding third molars), supernumerary teeth, peg shaped laterals, hypercementosis, taurodontism and transposition were evaluated in the study. RESULTS The most prevalent dental anomaly was found to be transposition then impaction then hypodontia then peg shaped lateral incisor then hypercementosis . Only hypodontia showed statistically significant difference between males and females. Taurodontism and supernumerary teeth were the least prevalent anomaly.
Published Date: 2021-09-20;