[Breast-feeding, bottle-feeding, sucking habits and malocclusion in Brazilian preschool children].

@article{LeiteCavalcanti2007BreastfeedingBS,
  title={[Breast-feeding, bottle-feeding, sucking habits and malocclusion in Brazilian preschool children].},
  author={Alessandro Leite-Cavalcanti and Priscila K. Medeiros-Bezerra and Cristiano Moura},
  journal={Revista de salud publica},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          194-204
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study was aimed at verifying the prevalence of nutritive (breast-feeding and bottle-feeding) and non-nutritive sucking habits and the presence of malocclusion in Brazilian preschool children. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was a cross-sectional oral health survey of 342 children (196 boys and 146 girls) between the ages of 3 and 5 in Campina Grande, Brazil. The data was collected by interviews with the children's mothers or minders and by clinical examinations carried out by a… CONTINUE READING

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