PATTERN OF PARTIAL EDENTULISM SEEN AMONG PATIENTS AT LAHORE MEDICAL & DENTAL COLLEGE
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the pattern of partially edentulous patients seen at Prosthodontics Department of a tertiary care center.
A Cross sectional (Descriptive study) was conducted at Department of Prosthodontics, from July 2015 to Dec 2015. Two hundred patients who were fulfilling the inclusion criteria were included in the study. Detailed Clinical examination of the patients were done and recorded in the proformas.
Out of 200 patients included in this study 100 were males (50%) and 100 patients were female (50%); with male to female ratio of 1:1. There was wide variation of age ranging from a minimum of 18 years to 60 years. The mean age was 45±1.8 years. In conclusion, Kennedy’s Class III remains the most common in maxilla (29%) and mandible(40%).
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