Increased overjet is a risk factor for dental trauma in preschool children.

@article{Antunes2015IncreasedOI,
  title={Increased overjet is a risk factor for dental trauma in preschool children.},
  author={L{\'i}via Azeredo Alves Antunes and Isa Fin Gomes and Mariane Hemerly Almeida and Erlange Andrade Borges da Silva and Jos{\'e} de Albuquerque Calasans-Maia and Leonardo Santos Antunes},
  journal={Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={356-60}
}
CONTEXT Traumatic dental injury and malocclusion constitute a public health problem due to their high prevalence. Preventing or detecting such conditions, in any population, is of paramount importance. AIM Assessing the association of anterior occlusal characteristics and dental trauma in preschool children. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A cross-sectional study was carried out with 2-6-year-old randomly selected by a sample calculation, resulting in 606 subjects MATERIALS AND METHODS A… CONTINUE READING

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