Comparison and classification of dental arch forms of Indian and Chinese subjects with normal occlusions.

M. Irey, A. Valiathan, K. Krishnaprasad

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To compare the dental arch forms of Indian and Chinese subjects, 30 untreated Indian and 30 untreated Chinese adults with normal occlusion and symmetrical arches were examined. The arches were classified as narrow, wide, mid, pointed and flat, according to the method developed by Monique Raberin etal., from Lyon, France. For the sample examined the Chinese population was found to have significantly wider arches compared to the Indian population.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-57
Number of pages11
JournalIndian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-1998
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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