Milene Aparecida Torres Saar Martins

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the influence of breastfeeding, bottle feeding, and nonnutritive sucking habits on the prevalence of open bite and anterior/posterior crossbite in children with Down syndrome (DS). MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out in 112 pairs of mothers/children with DS between 3 and 18 years of age at a(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that malocclusion and its impact on quality of life has no effect on 8- to 10-year-old Brazilian schoolchildren as measured by an oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) instrument. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out with a population-based sample of 1204 8- to 10-year-old children attending(More)
Careful attention to malocclusion in children with special needs leads to a considerable improvement in the quality of life. The present study analysed the prevalence of malocclusion in children with Down syndrome (DS) and cerebral palsy (CP) as well as associations with individual, socio-economic, and behavioural factors. A cross-sectional study was(More)
A growing number of adults are seeking orthodontic treatment. These patients require a different treatment approach than younger patients receive. Treatment of adult patients with dental-skeletal and facial abnormalities is not restricted to surgical correction alone; it also involves dental displacement. This case report illustrates how proper facial(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to determine the morphological differences in the base of the skull of individuals with cleft lip and palate and Class III malocclusion in comparison to control groups with Class I and Class III malocclusion. METHODS A total of 89 individuals (males and females) aged between 5 and 27 years old (Class I, n = 32;(More)
The present study reports the orthodontic treatment of a child with Crigler-Najjar syndrome type I following a liver transplant and administration of tacrolimus (1 mg/day). Tacrolimus (FK506) is fundamental to immunosuppression following transplantation. The child exhibited Class II division 1 malocclusion. The treatment option was to use a Herbst appliance(More)
BACKGROUND Traumatic dental injury (TDI) during childhood may negatively impact the quality of life of children. OBJECTIVE To describe the association of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and domains (oral symptons, functional limitation, emotional- and social-well-being) of children with individual and contextual variables. METHODS A(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of dental caries and social determinants in the Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) of children in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. This is a population-based cross-sectional study with a representative sample of 1,204 children aged 8 to 10 years randomly selected from 19 public and private schools. The(More)
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