COMPARISON OF MESIODISTAL CROWN WIDTH OF ANTERIOR TEETH AND BICUSPIDS IN BOTH ARCHES IN SAMPLE OF PESHAWAR POPULATION
Teeth size and shape play a key role in dental esthetics of different age group form childhood to old age, due to which dentist and patients take a great interest in dental esthetics from the last few years because it is a dominant features of of facial attractiveness The aim of this study is to determine the mesiodistal width of the crown of maxillary and mandibular teeth of individual belongs to Peshawar for esthetic purposes. The study was conducted in department of Orthodontics of Peshawar Dental College and Hospital, in which the total number of the subjects were 190 (86 males and 104 females), age rang from 15 to 35 (mean 18.6 years). Mesiodistal width of the crown of permanent incisor, bicuspid and premolars of both upper and lower arches were measured. All the data were analyzed by using SPSS version 21. Males showed significantly larger mesiodistal crown dimension than females. The maxillary canines showed greater mean mesiodistal crown dimension than mandibular canines No significant differences was found in left and right side. Males shows wider mesiodistal crown dimension than females.