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Table 3 Comparison of the anterior extension of maxillary sinus beyond canine tooth and the distances between the maxillary sinus and nasal floors between age groups

From: Assessment of the relationship between the maxillary sinus and the canine root tip using cone beam computed tomography

Age group AEMS
Mean ± SD (mm)
Mean ± SD (mm)
20–30 2.23 ± 1.147a 9.24 ± 4.57a
30–40 2.19 ± 1.189a 10.04 ± 4.93a
40–50 1.54 ± 1.044b 11.43 ± 4.53b
p Value* 0.001 0.001
  1. AEMS anterior extension of the maxillary sinus, MS-NF distance between maxillary sinus and nasal floor
  2. *Mean values with at least one same letter in superscript were not statistically different