Cephalometric evaluation in children presenting adapted swallowing during mixed dentition.

@article{Bertolini2003CephalometricEI,
  title={Cephalometric evaluation in children presenting adapted swallowing during mixed dentition.},
  author={Milene Maria Bertolini and S{\'e}rgio Vilhegas and Denise Y. J. Norato and Jorge Rizzato Paschoal},
  journal={The International journal of orofacial myology : official publication of the International Association of Orofacial Myology},
  year={2003},
  volume={29},
  pages={
          29-41
        }
}
The tongue trust and anterior projection through the dental arcades during swallowing is known as Adapted Swallowing (AS) and is a common finding during mixed dentition. The authors studied the morphologic dentofacial characteristics through cephalometric measures in 38 girls and 35 boys, aged seven to nine years, presenting AS, as determined by the speech therapist evaluation. Cephalometric evaluation was obtained by Radiocef 2.0 software. The measurements studied were the mandibular and… CONTINUE READING