Haroon Iftikhar, Muhammad Azeem, Hafiz Muhammad Zahid Majeed, Muhammad Imran Khan.
Incidence of Anterior Open Bite among patients Visiting de' Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore.
Annals Punjab Med Coll Jan ;11(2):146-8.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to find out the incidence of anterior open bite and its gender distribution among the patients visiting department of Orthodontics, de’Montmorency College of dentistry, Lahore. Period: Duration of this study was January 2012 to December 2016. Methods: Orthodontic records of 600 patients reporting to DCD were to find out the incidence of anterior open bite. Results: The mean age of the patients was 20 years. The incidence of anterior open bite was found to be 2.5%. Male to female ratio was 1:2. Simple anterior open bite was more prevalent. It was concluded that females are more affected by anterior open bite than the males and simple type is more prevalent as compared to complex type. Conclusion: AOB is more prevalent among females than males. Simple AOB is more prevalent in comparison to the complex type.
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