Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Dr. A.K Sharma, Dr. Ashish Pranab, Dr Jawed Iqbal
Abstract: Introduction: The malocclusions are treated usually in dental colleges and or in private orthodontic center as specialty practice. This is first in Bihar where in medical college in Dentistry department Orthodontics treatment facilities are available and or practicing. Aim and objective: To know the prevalence of malocclusion in the dental opd and also to know the gender variations of mal-occlusion distribution if at all present. Material and method: The data’s are collected from the Dept. of Dentistry (Orthodontics) from May 2016 to August 2019. Results: The prevalence of Orthodontics patients are varies from 1.5 to 3.67 % in comparison to general dental patients. The female incidence is of orthodontics patients are more than male patients. Conclusions: This kind of dental specialty treatment should start at every dental wing of medical tertiary care center of Bihar and as well to the other part of country. The increase in orthodontic patient’s treatment demands increased hence further newer technologies and manpower are required for more treatment facility.
Keywords: Malocclusion, Prevalence of malocclusion, Orthodontics treatment at tertiary medical center of Bihar