International Journal of Dentistry / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Palatal Soft Tissue Thickness on Maxillary Posterior Teeth and Its Relation to Palatal Vault Angle Measured by Cone-Beam Computed Tomography

Table 2

Palatal tissue thickness data of all posterior teeth from 3 different palatal vault angle types.

TotalGroup SGroup MGroup D value

Maxillary first premolar
 Mean ±SD3.90 ± 0.734.13 ± 0.823.92 ± 0.763.57 ± 0.360.113
 Range2.38–6.473.14–6.472.38–5.513.11–4.39

Maxillary second premolar
 Mean ± SD4.38 ± 0.834.80 ± 0.854.29 ± 0.874.00 ± 0.400.021
 Range2.04–6.513.16–6.512.04–6.173.43–4.84

Maxillary first molar
 Mean ± SD2.78 ± 0.682.97 ± 0.622.77 ± 0.712.55 ± 0.650.248
 Range1.39–4.311.81–3.891.49–4.311.39–3.59

Maxillary second premolar
 Mean ± SD3.86 ± 1.464.19 ± 1.703.76 ± 1.503.61 ± 0.990.514
 Range1.61–8.021.99–7.991.91–8.022.40–6.16

Maxillary posterior teeth
 Mean ± SD3.71 ± 0.654.02 ± 0.583.75 ± 0.733.43 ± 0.380.036
 Range2.14–5.273.31–5.242.14–5.222.99–4.25

value<0.05.

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