Int Orthod 2021 Jul 23. Epub 2021 Jul 23.
Department of Oral Radiology, Division of Oral Diagnosis, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Piracicaba Piracicaba, SP, Brazil.
Introduction: To evaluate the influence of sagittal and vertical skeletal patterns (skeletal classes and facial profiles), and sex on the distance between upper central incisors roots and incisive canal.
Material And Methods: Cone-beam computed tomography exams of 172 patients were classified into skeletal classes I, II, and III and according to the facial profile into mesofacial, brachyfacial, and dolichofacial. In sagittal reconstructions, linear measurements were done between central incisors roots and incisive canal at three levels: incisive foramen opening, intermediate region, and the region close to the apex of upper central incisors. Read More