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Table 9 Prevalence and mean size of total bony defects, dehiscence, and fenestration in the crossbite group (excluding edgebite teeth) 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) teeth Noncrossbite group (n = 447) teeth p value
Total bony defect prevalence (number of observations) 62.5% (260) 52.1% (233) 0.002**
Dehiscence Prevalence (number of observations) 41.8% (174) 33.3% (149) 0.010*
Mean size(mm) ± SD 4.52 ± 2.63 3.96 ± 2.26 0.042*
Fenestration Prevalence (number of observations) 35.1% (146) 28.6% (128) 0.042*
Mean size (mm) ± SD 4.36 ± 2.17 4.13 ± 1.83 0.339
  1. *p < 0.05 statistically significant
  2. **p < 0.01 statistically highly significant