Effects of conventional and orthodontic pacifiers on the dental occlusion of children aged 24-36 months old.

@article{Lima2017EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of conventional and orthodontic pacifiers on the dental occlusion of children aged 24-36 months old.},
  author={Andrea Arraes Dos Santos Jacintho Lima and Cl{\'a}udia Maria Co{\^e}lho Alves and Cecilia Claudia Costa Ribeiro and Alex Pereira and Ant{\^o}nio Augusto Moura da Silva and Luciana Freitas Gomes e Silva and Erika Barbara Abreu Fonseca Thomaz},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={108-119}
}
AIM To investigate the effects of conventional and orthodontic pacifiers on the prevalence of malocclusion (MO) considering frequency, duration, and intensity of the sucking habit. DESIGN Data were collected at three time-points: birth, T1; (12-24 months old), T2; (24-36 months old), T3 and were divided into three groups: control (GC; 110), without non-nutritive sucking habits; orthodontic pacifiers (GOrth; 55); conventional pacifiers (GConv; 55). A questionnaire was applied. Clinical… CONTINUE READING

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