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J Pak Dent Assoc. 2020; 29(4): 217-222

Correlation between pharyngeal airway space and sagittal skeletal malocclusions.

Hina Siddiqui,Sadia Rizwan,Syed Shah Faisal,Syed Sheeraz Hussain.


Objective: To determine correlation between pharyngeal airway space and sagittal skeletal malocclusions.
Material and Methods: Data was collected using pre-treatment records including orthodontic files and pre-treatment lateral cephalograms of 54 orthodontic patients. Patients from both gender were included. The age group of selected patients was 15-25 years, Patients belonging to Pakistani ethnicity were included to avoid selection bias. Sagittal skeletal malocclusion was measured by ANB angle to group the skeletal Class I, II and III subjects (ANB=0-4°, ANB > 4° and ANB

Key words: Pharyngeal airway space, Sagittal skeletal malocclusion, Obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep disordered breathing, ANB.

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