Prevalence of Oral Maxillary and Mandibular Tori among Outpatients Attending Dental Collage in Basra Governorate Southern of Iraq

Authors

  • Nadia Azzam Al-Shareeda1 , Majed Mohamed Refaat2 , Abdullah M. Hussain3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2383

Keywords:

Exostosis, Prevalence, Tori

Abstract

The objectives of the study is the assessment of torus palatinus (TP) prevalence as well as torus mandibular
is (TM) among different gender and age groups. Seven hundred and fifty (750) out door patients (380 male
and 370 female) were tested for the tori presence or absence at dentistry collage in Basrah city between
January 2019 and June 2019. Sex, gender and location factors were evaluated. The prevalence rate of TP
was 4.73% for male and 5.13% for female, and the prevalence rate of TM was 2.36% for male and 3.24%
for female. In females, TP prevalence was more compared to males. The TP incidence more commonly in
middle aged persons, While the TM more commonly in older persons.

Author Biography

Nadia Azzam Al-Shareeda1 , Majed Mohamed Refaat2 , Abdullah M. Hussain3

1
Assistant Lecturer, Pedodontics, Orthodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of
Basrah, Basrah, Iraq, 2
Assistant Lecturer, Prosthetic Dentistry, 3
Assistant Lecturer, Restorative and Aesthetic
Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Nadia Azzam Al-Shareeda1 , Majed Mohamed Refaat2 , Abdullah M. Hussain3. (2021). Prevalence of Oral Maxillary and Mandibular Tori among Outpatients Attending Dental Collage in Basra Governorate Southern of Iraq. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 635-637. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2383