Malocclusions in children at 3 and 7 years of age: a longitudinal study.

  title={Malocclusions in children at 3 and 7 years of age: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Lillemor Dimberg and Bertil Lennartsson and Bj{\"o}rn R S{\"o}derfeldt and Lars Bondemark},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  volume={35 1},
The aim of this longitudinal study was to compare the prevalence of malocclusion at ages 3 and 7 years in a sample of children, exploring the hypothesis that prevalence of malocclusion is higher at 3 than at 7 years of age and may be influenced by sucking habits. The study sample comprised 386 children (199 girls and 187 boys), aged 3 years at study start, sourced from three Public Dental Service clinics in Sweden. Malocclusion was diagnosed by clinical examination, using a specific protocol… CONTINUE READING


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