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An overview of the prevalence of malocclusion in 6 to 10-year-old children in Brazil

@inproceedings{Bittencourt2010AnOO,
  title={An overview of the prevalence of malocclusion in 6 to 10-year-old children in Brazil},
  author={Marcos Alan Vieira Bittencourt and Andr{\'e} Wilson Machado},
  year={2010}
}
Objective: To provide an overview of the malocclusions present in Brazilian children aged 6 to 10 years, and present two clinical situations often associated with these malocclusions, i.e., caries and premature loss of deciduous teeth. Methods: A sample comprised of 4,776 randomly and intentionally selected children was evaluated. Data collection was performed by clinical examination and anamnesis as part of the campaign “Preventing is better than treating” conducted in 18 Brazilian states and… 

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