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dc.contributor.authorArnaut A.-
dc.contributor.authorMilanović P.-
dc.contributor.authorVasiljevic M.-
dc.contributor.authorJovicic, Nemanja-
dc.contributor.authorVojinovic R.-
dc.contributor.authorSelakovic, Dragica-
dc.contributor.authorRosic, Gvozden-
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the nasopalatine canal (NPC) shape and its morphometric characteristics on expected teeth movement by assessing the distance to maxillary central incisors (MCIs) according to NPC type. The retrospective study was performed on 133 CBCT images. The following parameters were obtained: the antero-posterior diameter (A-P) of the nasal foramen (NF), canal length, A-P and mediolateral diameter (M-L) of the incisive foramen (IF), and the distance between NPC and MCIs. With the exception of being hourglass-shaped, each NPC shape showed specific impacts of NPC shape on the relationship between NPC diameters at different sections and distances to MCIs. In banana-shaped NPC, a significant correlation was observed for A-P NF diameter, while in cylindrical-shaped NPC, a significant correlation was observed for NPC length. The increase in M-L IF, A-P IF, A-P NF, and NPC length in funnel-shaped NPC may be a risk factor for interventions that could result in teeth movement. According to the results, it seems that the proposed methodological approach for analysis of CBCT slices in the anterior maxilla may offer detailed information that could be an additional tool in planning the procedures that result in expected teeth movement.-
dc.titleThe shape of nasopalatine canal as a determining factor in therapeutic approach for orthodontic teeth movement—A CBCT study-
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