Malocclusion and socioeconomic indicators in primary dentition.


The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of malocclusion and associations with socioeconomic indicators among preschoolers. A cross-sectional study was conducted with 732 children 3 to 5 years of age in the city of Campina Grande, Brazil. Three dentists underwent a calibration exercise (K = 0.85–0.90) and diagnosed malocclusion based on… (More)


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@article{Sousa2014MalocclusionAS, title={Malocclusion and socioeconomic indicators in primary dentition.}, author={Raulison Vieira de Sousa and Ana Karla de Almeida Pinto-Monteiro and Carolina de Castro Martins and Ana Fl{\'a}via Granville-Garcia and Saul Martins de Paiva}, journal={Brazilian oral research}, year={2014}, volume={28}, pages={54-60} }