Status of malocclusion among adults in rural areas

Sankavi Mahendran., Dhanraj and Sangeetha

The aim of the study to is to survey the prevalence of malocclusion among adults residing in rural areas. Malocclusion is the imperfect positioning of the teeth when jaws are closed. Problems with teeth alignment is easier and quicker to treat when they are corrected early. Malocclusion can lead to complications such as discomfort , tooth decay and chewing difficulty. Malocclusion is a causative problem in a lot of dental diseases so it's documentation will help create awareness among the public.

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