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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research

Evaluation of FMA, IMPA and FMIA in male and female of West Bengal population

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Author Details : Lalima kumari, Kamal Nayan*

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 133-136

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Objective: This study aimed at determining variation of Tweed’s norms in male and female of West Bengal population.

Materials and Methods: The study sample consisted of Standardized lateral cephalograms obtained from 50 subjects (25 males and 25 females) from West Bengal of 12-18 years age group with normal occlusion and pleasing facial profile. Tweed’s cephalometric analysis was performed and difference between male and female samples was recorded. Any association between the three parameters of tweeds analysis and gender of the subjects was also calculated.

Results: Mean FMA value for females was found to be significantly higher than that of males (t48 = 2.97; p<0>48 = 2.45; p<0>

Conclusion: The result of the study indicated difference in the norms of diagnostic facial triangle in males and females of West Bengal population.


Keywords: Tweeds analysis, Diagnostics facial triangle, Bengali ethnicity, Cephalometric study.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijodr.2019.029

How to cite : Kumari L , Nayan K , Evaluation of FMA, IMPA and FMIA in male and female of West Bengal population. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2019;5(4):133-136

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