Sexual dimorphism in human mandibular canines: a radiomorphometric study in South Indian population

Rishabh Kapila, K.S. Nagesh, Asha R. Iyengar & Sushma Mehkri
Background and aims. The aim of this study was to determine whether variations in the mesiodistal dimensions of mandibular canines had any role in sex determination. Materials and methods. The study comprised of patients in the 19‒24-year age group (20 males and 20 females). Mesiodistal dimensions of mandibular canines was measured at the maximum mesiodistal width, first intraorally, then on plaster models of the same patient, followed by intraoral periapical radiograph of the same patient....