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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: First Childhood Malocclusion's Prevalence And Its Relation With Breast Feeding And Oral Habits [prevalência De Más Oclusões Na Primeira Infância E Sua Relação Com As Formas De Aleitamento E Hábitos Infantis]
Author: Gimenez C.M.M.
de Moraes A.B.A.
Bertoz A.P.
Bertoz F.A.
Ambrosano G.B.
Abstract: Objective: to identify the prevalence and the different types of malocclusions in children, with ages from 2 to 4 years, correlationing this findings with the feeding methods and oral habits. Methodology: 226 children ware evaluated through the clinical oral examination; being 100 children that were participating in the early dental caries prevention program of the Research and Dental Treatment Center for Special Pacients (Cepae) of the State University of Campinas Dental School, 126 children belonged to the City Hall day-care services of Piracicaba. A questionnaire was applied to children's parents in relation to feeding methods and oral habits. The data was submitting to Fischer's statistical analyses (p < 0.05). Results and Conclusions: it was find high prevalence of malocclusions (plus than 50% of the analyzed sample), positives correlations between the absence of breast feeding, the presence of deleterious oral habits, when compared with the presence of malocclusions in the analyzed sample. The suction oral habit was the most important variable in the contribution to malocclusion's installation.
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Date Issue: 2008
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