Maxillary bone analysis in dentate and edentulous men through panoramic radiographs

  • Cek Dara Manja Department of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia 20155
  • Yudha Syah Agung Siregar Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 20155


Objectives: This study aims to analyze the height of maxillary bone in dentate and edentulous men through panoramic radiographs.
Materials and Methods: This research is an analytic descriptive design with a cross-sectional approach. This study used 40 samples of panoramic radiography images, divided into groups of 20 edentulous men and groups of 20 dentate men as a control group. Maxillary bone height is measured by drawing a vertical line from the lowest point of the infraorbital ridge to the maxillary alveolar crest.
Results: The result showed that the mean value of the dentate group samples was greater than that of the edentulous group.
Conclusion: Dentate men have a higher maxillary bone height than edentulous men, as analyzed using panoramic radiography. There were significant differences in maxillary bone in edentulous and dentate men.

Author Biography

Cek Dara Manja, Department of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia 20155


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How to Cite
MANJA, Cek Dara; SIREGAR, Yudha Syah Agung. Maxillary bone analysis in dentate and edentulous men through panoramic radiographs. Jurnal Radiologi Dentomaksilofasial Indonesia (JRDI), [S.l.], v. 7, n. 3, p. 107-110, dec. 2023. ISSN 2686-1321. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 24 apr. 2024. doi:

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