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Table 2 Reasons for tooth extraction among the patients

From: Analysis of split tooth as an unstudied reason for tooth extraction

Reasons Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Dental caries & sequelae 517 68
Recurrent pericoronitis in impacted 3rd molars 64 8
Retained teeth 59 8
Split teeth 39 5
Fractured cusps 33 4
Periodontal disease 29 4
Supernumerary teeth 14 2
Trauma 7 1
Total 762 100