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Correlation of Radiographic Mental Foramen Position and Occlusion in Three Different Indian Populations

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.143
Pages: 
269–74
Synopsis: 
This study examines the shape, position and symmetry of the mental foramen, its continuity with the inferior dental canal and inter-foramen distance on a digital panoramic view and correlates it with Angle’s molar relations in both genders of three Indian subpopulations.

ABSTRACT

Background: The knowledge of the position of the mental foramen (MF) is important for administrating local anaesthesia for diagnostic, surgical or operative procedures.

Accepted: 
26 Jun, 2014
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e-Published: 22 Apr, 2015

Relationship between Body Mass Index and Dental Caries among Adolescent Children in South India

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Pages: 
581–6
Synopsis: 
This study emphasizes the significant association of body mass index, sweet consumption and dental caries among adolescent school children in rural India.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To evaluate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and dental caries and to study the role of sweet consumption in predicting this relationship among adolescent children in Udupi district, India.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014
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