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Table 13 Comparison of bony defect prevalence between the buccal and lingual sides. Teeth in edgebite were excluded

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

  Buccal side only Lingual side only Both sides Buccal total Lingual total p value
Dehiscence prevalence (number of observations) Crossbite group (1) (n = 416)   16.1% (67) 8.9% (37) 16.8% (70) 29.2% (137) 25.7% (107) 0.022
SG 1 (n = 89) 11.2% (10) 10.1% (9) 18.0% (16) 27.3% (26) 28.1% (25) 0.868
SG 2 (n = 327) 17.4% (57) 8.6% (28) 16.5% (54) 33.9% (111) 25.1% (82) 0.013*
Noncrossbite group (n = 447) SG 3 (n = 447) 12.1% (54) 11.0% (49) 10.3% (46) 22.4% (100) 21.3% (95) 0.686
Fenestration prevalence (number of observations) Crossbite group (1) (n = 416)   23.3% (97) 8.9% (37) 2.6% (11) 26% (108) 11.5% (48) < 0.001**
SG 1 (n = 89) 23.6% (21) 4.5% (4) 4.5% (4) 28.1% (25) 9.0% (8) < 0.001**
SG 2 (n = 327) 23.2% (76) 10.1% (33) 2.1% (7) 25.4% (83) 12.2% (40) < 0.001**
Noncrossbite group (n = 447) SG 3 (n = 447) 20.8% (93) 5.8% (26) 2.0% (9) 22.8% (102) 7.8% (35) < 0.001**
  1. (p values for the prevalence comparison between the buccal total and lingual total)
  2. *p < 0.05 statistically significant
  3. **p<0.01 statistically highly significant