Breathing obstruction in relation to craniofacial and dental arch morphology in 4-year-old children.

@article{LfstrandTidestrm1999BreathingOI,
  title={Breathing obstruction in relation to craniofacial and dental arch morphology in 4-year-old children.},
  author={Britta L{\"o}fstrand-Tidestr{\"o}m and Birgit Thilander and Jane Ahlqvist-Rastad and Olafur P Jakobsson and Elisabeth Hultcrantz},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  year={1999},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={323-32}
}
The prevalence of breathing obstruction was determined in a cohort of 4-year-old children. Craniofacial morphology was studied in obstructed children and compared with data from a control group of 4-year-old children with ideal occlusion. Dental arch morphology was compared in obstructed and non-obstructed children in the group. Parents of 95.5 per cent of the study base of 644 children answered a questionnaire concerning their child's nocturnal behaviour and related questions. The 48 children… CONTINUE READING

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