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Table 11 Dehiscence and fenestration prevalence and mean size by buccal and lingual surfaces in the crossbite group without teeth in edgebite and the noncrossbite group

From: Prevalence of posterior alveolar bony dehiscence and fenestration in adults with posterior crossbite: a CBCT study

  Crossbite group (1) (excluding edgebite)
(n = 416)
Noncrossbite group
(n = 447)
p value
Buccal dehiscence Prevalence (number of observations) 32.9% (137) 22.4% (100) 0.001**
Mean size (mm) ± SD 4.53 ± 2.57 4.27 ± 2.54 0.425
Lingual dehiscence Prevalence (number of observations) 25.7% (107) 21.35% (95) 0.121
Mean size (mm) ± SD 3.29 ± 2.09 2.91 ± 1.13 0.106
Buccal fenestration Prevalence (number of observations) 26.0% (108) 22.8% (102) 0.282
Mean size (mm) ± SD 4.25 ± 1.90 4.15 ± 1.76 0.676
Lingual fenestration Prevalence (number of observations) 11.5% (48) 7.8% (35) 0.065
Mean size (mm) ± SD 4.40 ± 2.59 3.83 ± 1.96 0.280
  1. **p < 0.01 statistically highly significant