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Table 12 Dehiscence and fenestration prevalence and mean size by buccal and lingual surfaces by subgroup. Teeth in edgebite were excluded

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
(SG1–SG2)
p value
(SG1–SG3)
p value
(SG2–SG3)
SG1: teeth in crossbite (89) SG2: teeth not in crossbite (327) SG3: teeth not in crossbite (447)
Buccal Dehiscence Prevalence (number of observations) 29.2% (26) 33.9% (111) 22.4% (100) 0.400 0.164 < 0.001**
Mean size (mm) ± SD 4.45 ± 2.95 4.56 ± 2.48 4.27 ± 2.54 0.715
Lingual dehiscence Prevalence (number of observations) 28.1% (25) 25.1% (82) 21.3% (95) 0.564 0.158 0.211
Mean size (mm) ± SD 3.61 ± 2.59 3.19 ± 1.92 2.91 ± 1.13 0.165
Buccal fenestration Prevalence (number of observations) 28.1% (25) 25.4% (83) 22.8% (102) 0.605 0.286 0.409
Mean size (mm) ± SD 3.69 ± 1.45 4.42 ± 1.99 4.15 ± 1.76 0.201
Lingual fenestration Prevalence (number of observations) 9% (8) 12.2% (40) 7.8% (35) 0.396 0.713 0.041*
Mean size (mm) ± SD 5.38 ± 3.19 4.21 ± 2.45 3.83 ± 1.96 0.245
  1. (Chi-square test for the prevalence comparison, ANOVA for the mean size comparison)
  2. *p < 0.05 statistically significant
  3. **p < 0.01 statistically highly significant