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Reliability of fovea palatinea in determining the posterior palatal seal

Journal of Baghdad College of Dentistry

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Title Reliability of fovea palatinea in determining the posterior palatal seal
 
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Description Background: The present study was carried out to study the position of fovea platinae in relation to posterior palatal seal (post dam) in an Iraqi, population sample, whether in front, at or behind, and gender differentiations.
Material and methods: A clinical examination was carried out on 200 patients with edentulous maxillary arch, attending prosthetic Department in the College of Dentistry, Baghdad University. Only 110 patients meet the study's criteria. Each patient was examined for the location of vibrating line whether in front, at or behind the fovea platinae.
Results: The results showed that 50.9% of patients had their vibrating line at their fovea platinae, 44.5% had it in front and 6.4% behind. There were highly significant differences between; age groups of patients, gender distribution of patients, significant differences between; age group and gender of patients, and non significant differences between gender and position of posterior palatal seal in relation to fovea palatinae.
Conclusion: The study concluded that fovea palatinae is: A reliable anatomical land mark that helps in determining the posterior palatal seal (post dam). The majority of patients had their vibrating line at their fovea palatinae
 
Publisher College of dentistry/ University of baghdad
 
Date 2013-12-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
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Identifier http://jbcd.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/jbcd/article/view/110
 
Source Journal of Baghdad College of Dentistry; Vol 21 No 1 (2009); 41-45
2311-5270
1680-0087
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://jbcd.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/jbcd/article/view/110/pdf_4
 
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