Laila F Baidas

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The purpose of this study is to compare the anterior tooth size width in patients with congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors using the Bolton Index and divine proportion. The study sample consisted of thirty pairs of orthodontic models with unilateral (twelve patients; 7 females, 5 males) and bilateral (eighteen patients; 13 females, 5 males)(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study is to establish hard tissue cephalometric norms for orthognathic surgery for a sample of Saudi adults. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-two lateral cephalometric radiographs for 31 females and 31 males, age range of 22-24 years, were analysed. The mean values of the hard and dental measurements were compared with those of(More)
The aim of this study was to describe occlusion characteristics of primary dentition by age in a sample of Saudi children aged 3–5 years. By using standardized and validated recording criteria, a single operator measured (the primary molar and canine relationships, overjet, overbite, anterior open bite, and anterior and/or posterior crossbites), in 323(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess and compare the severity of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment need among young Saudis receiving free treatment at public dental practices versus those paying for treatment at private practices. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study evaluated the records of 300 patients (179 females, 121 males; age 13-21 years) treated at(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between head posture and anteroposterior skeletal patterns in female adult patients. METHODS The study included 75 lateral cephalograms of orthodontic patients in the age range of 18-25 years. The study was conducted from May 2012 to January 2013 at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of(More)
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