Research Article
Volume 20 Issue 9 - 2021
Dentogingival Tissues Measures by Means of Cone Beam Computed Tomography of Patients with Altered Passive Eruption and their Connection with Altered Active Eruption
Eduardo HCS Chiarello1, Gisele MC Nolasco2, Leandro Klüppel3, Ricardo Pasquini-Filho4, Alexandre D Teixeira-Neto5 and Tatiana M Deliberador6*
1MSc in Clinical Dentistry of School of Health Science, Universidade Positivo and Professor of Dentistry at UniCesumar, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
2PhD in Dental Materials, Professor of School of Health Science, Universidade Positivo, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
3Professor of Latin American Institute of Dental Research and Education, ILAPEO, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
4MSc in Oral Biology/UCLA, PhD Student of Latin American Institute of Dental Research and Education, ILAPEO, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
5Private Practice, MSc in Clinical Dentistry of School of Health Science, Universidade Positivo, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
6PhD in Periodontics, Professor of Latin American Institute of Dental Research and Education, ILAPEO, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Tatiana M Deliberador, PhD in Periodontics, Professor of Latin American Institute of Dental Research and Education, ILAPEO, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
Received: July 20, 2021; Published: August 12, 2021


Aim: This study proposes to correlate, by means of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), the periodontal tissues measurements, of anterosuperior teeth, with the presence/absence of altered active eruption (AAE), in patients with altered passive eruption (APE).

Methods: Eighteen CBCT scans were selected and 10 periodontal measurements were taken for each anterosuperior tooth compiling linear measurements and soft and bone tissue thicknesses.

Results: The data was organized in tables comparing the measurements for each dental group. The statistical analysis presented a relevant difference in the distance between the gingival margin and the cement-enamel junction for central and lateral incisors, indicating that these dental groups, when AAE is present, are more likely to have relatively smaller clinical crowns. The analysis also indicated that lateral incisors with AAE are more likely to have a thinner soft tissue volume.

Conclusion: It was possible to conclude that, by means of CBCT carried out in patients with APE, there is no difference in bone biotype as per the presence/lack of AAE in the teeth groups assessed. In the presence of AAE, incisors teeth have clinical crowns proportionally smaller and the lateral incisors presents a thinner gingival tissue volume.


Keywords: Tomography; Esthetics; Periodontics; Eruption; Measurements


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Citation: Tatiana M Deliberador., et al. “Dentogingival Tissues Measures by Means of Cone Beam Computed Tomography of Patients with Altered Passive Eruption and their Connection with Altered Active Eruption”. EC Dental Science 20.9 (2021): 15-28.

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