Table of Contents
Research Article
ISRN Dentistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 932701, 2 pages
Letter to the Editor

Comment on “Computed Tomography Evaluation of Craniomandibular Articulation in Class II Division 1 Malocclusion and Class I Normal Occlusion Subjects in North Indian Population”

1Department of Periodontics, Seema Dental College, Rishikesh 249203, India
2Community Dentistry, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Goa Dental College, Goa 403401, India
3Active Research Group, Arun Professional Services, Tulsidas Marg, Chowk, Lucknow 226003, India
4Department of Endodontics & Conservative Dentistry, Seema Dental College, Rishikesh 249203, India
5Department of Prosthodontics, Babu Banarasi Das College of Dentistry, BBD University, Lucknow 227015, India
6Department of Orthodontics, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow 227105, India
7Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George Medical University, Lucknow 226003, India

Received 23 February 2013; Accepted 9 April 2013

Copyright © 2013 Ashutosh Dixit et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Clear statement of objective, appropriate location of landmarks and removal of subjective bias in measurement is essential in all kinds of research, especially, orthodontics. The research design should be rationalistic, purposeful, and in accordance with the objectives of the study. In this communication, we highlight the errors in research design, measurement, analysis, and inferences drawn with the help of a published article as the primary source to explain these simple but useful points.