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Prevalance of dentigerous cyst reviewed from radiographic examination at Dental Hospital Hasanuddin University

Barunawaty Yunus , Winda Brisbania

Barunawaty Yunus
Department of Dental Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia. Email: barunawaty@yahoo.com

Winda Brisbania
Department of Dental Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Online First: August 01, 2019 | Cite this Article
Yunus, B., Brisbania, W. 2019. Prevalance of dentigerous cyst reviewed from radiographic examination at Dental Hospital Hasanuddin University. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 4(2): 87-91. DOI:10.15562/jdmfs.v0i0.861


Objectives: This research is aimed to find out the prevalence of dentigerous cyst by Radiographic Examination at Dental Hospital Hasanuddin University.

Material and Methods: The type of this research is descriptive observational with cross sectional study design. The population study was all periapical radiographic photo data from all the patients at Dental Hospital Hasanuddin University from septermber 2017-September 2018. The data obtained was processed in the form of tables and diagrams.

Results: The results showed that the prevalence of dentigerous cyst based on the cyst type is mostly found in the sentral type with a percentage of 77.8%. The highest percentage based on the gender was found in male with a percentage of 66.7%. Based on age range the highest percentage is 26-45 years old with a percentage of 66.7% and based on the the jaw location, the results showed more than half of the dentigerous cyst occurred in the mandible with a percentage of 88.9%.

Conclusion: Dentigerous cyst was mostly found in males with a percentage of 66.7%. Based on age groups, dentigerous cyst was mostly found in adults with the age range of 26-45 years.

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