PREVALENCE OF TORUS PALATINUS AMONG SAUDI POPULATION IN ABHA

Muhammed, Ajmal and Master, Luqman and Abdul Aziz, MG and Yahia, T (2011) PREVALENCE OF TORUS PALATINUS AMONG SAUDI POPULATION IN ABHA. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL DENTAL SCIENCE, 2 (4). pp. 101-104. ISSN ISSN 2229 – 7790 (Print) ; 2229 – 7804 (Online)

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Abstract

Aim: To assess the prevalence of torus palatinus (TP) in relation to age, gender and site among Saudi people in Abha. Materials and Methods: A total of 326 subjects, including 150 male and167 female, were included in the study. A self-administered quisstionaire followed by clinical examination was performed. The data was collected and analyzed in excel spread sheet. Results were displayed in tables and bar charts. Results: The total number of patients with torus palatinus were 3 (0.92%) among the total 326 patients screened. The prevalence of torus palatinus was more frequent in women than in men. Age group 19-45 years had the maximum prevalence of torus palatinus and all the patients presented with flat shaped tori.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry
Divisions: College of Dentistry > Dentistry
Depositing User: DR MUHAMMED AJMAL
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2015 07:34
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2015 07:34
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/93

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