Factors associated with malocclusions in children and adolescents with Down syndrome.

  title={Factors associated with malocclusions in children and adolescents with Down syndrome.},
  author={Ana Cristina Borges de Oliveira and Saul Martins Paiva and M{\^o}nica Rodrigues Campos and Dina Czeresnia},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  volume={133 4},
INTRODUCTION Our aims in this study were to determine the prevalence of malocclusion stemming from vertical or transversal occlusal alterations in subjects with Down syndrome (DS) and the associations with individual, socioeconomic, and behavioral factors. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out with 112 pairs of mothers and their children with DS between 3 and 18 years of age attending a genetics clinic at a public hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Data were collected with a… CONTINUE READING


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