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OBJECTIVE To determine in complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) subjects the characteristics (location, shape) of the cleft-side lateral incisor. The presence of a supernumerary tooth at the cleft side and the prevalence of hypodontia outside the cleft area were evaluated. A comparison was made of the shape of the cleft side lateral incisor to its(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pattern of breast-feeding and sugar intake among babies with cleft lip and palate. PARTICIPANTS Caretakers of 200 babies with cleft lip and palate enrolled at the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo, Bauru, Brazil. RESULTS A low prevalence of breast-feeding was found. The most(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this retrospective study was to verify whether the root development of the permanent lateral incisor on the cleft side was delayed, compared with its contralateral tooth in subjects with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate. SETTING Craniofacial Anomalies Rehabilitation Hospital (HRAC)-University of São Paulo-Bauru, Brazil.(More)
OBJECTIVE To radiographically evaluate the prevalence of dental anomalies in patients with complete and incomplete bilateral cleft lip, comparing the prevalence of anomalies between genders and cleft types. SETTING Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo (HRAC/USP), Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil. PARTICIPANTS 150(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of enamel alterations affecting the deciduous and permanent central maxillary incisors of children with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate and to verify their characteristics. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies-University of São Paulo, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil.(More)
OBJECTIVE To radiographically evaluate the prevalence of tooth abnormalities of number and position in the permanent dentition of individuals with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate. DESIGN Cross-sectional retrospective. SETTING Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo, Bauru, Brazil. PATIENTS Two hundred(More)
A 10-year-old boy, affected by cleft lip and palate and the Ectrodactyly-Ectodermal Dysplasia-Clefting (EEC) syndrome, presented with hypodontia, microdontia, enamel hypoplasia and caries, as well as white macules and plaques on the buccal mucosa bilaterally. Verrucous plaques were noted on the right side and a smooth diffuse white macule was present on the(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate a possible delay in root development of the permanent lateral incisor on the cleft side compared with its contralateral tooth in patients with incomplete and complete unilateral cleft lip. DESIGN Retrospective. SETTING Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo (HRAC/USP), Bauru,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the chronology and sequence of eruption of the deciduous teeth in children with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil. SAMPLE A total of 435 children aged 0 to 48 months who presented(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare periodontal conditions in children with and without cleft. DESIGN Clinical examinations and microbiological analysis of 57 selected children, including 30 with unilateral complete cleft lip and palate (experimental group) and 27 without clefts (control group). SETTING Hospital of Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies (HRCA) in(More)