Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 1

Cephalometric Study of Craniofacial Width Dimension and Dentofacial Vertical Proportion of Face in Bengali Normal Adults

Ali Asger Nakib*, Bibek Kumar Mandal, Pintso Tshering Lepcha and Ekta Lahoti

Department of Dentistry, Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal, India

*Corresponding Author: Ali Asger Nakib, Department of Dentistry, Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal, India.

Received: December 15, 2022; Published: December 30, 2022


Introduction: Present cephalometric study has been done to appraise the vertical proportions of face and dentition along with craniofacial width dimensions in Bengali adult population with normal dentition.

Materials and Methods: 50 samples of Bengali ancestry age group ranging from 18 to 27 years were selected from the patient reported in Dr R Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Standard frontal and lateral cephalograms were taken and tracing done on each cephalograph, all the transverse and vertical measurements were statistically analysed. Seven different transverse width and eight different vertical height parameters were measured and their proportions were calculated and compared.

Results: Statistical Analysis was performed with help of Epi Info (TM) 3.5.3 to establish different cephalic norms. The vertical relationship between the posterior and the anterior facial skeletal structures in Bengali normal adult male subjects showed a more horizontal growth pattern. The transverse dimension of the Bengali face is less than the other Asian races as well as transverse dimension of female face of the Bengali people are also less than male of the same race.

Conclusion: In a multicultural society, ethnic differences are assuming greater importance while making diagnosis and treatment plans of patients from various racial and ethnic background.

Keywords: Lateral Cephalogram; Postero Anterior Cephalogram; Bengali; Transverse Facial Width; Vertical Facial Dimension


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Citation: Asger Nakib.,et al “Cephalometric Study of Craniofacial Width Dimension and Dentofacial Vertical Proportion of Face in Bengali Normal Adults".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.1 (2022): 127-134.


Copyright: © 2022 Asger Nakib., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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