Occlusal status and prevalence of occlusal malocclusion traits among 9-year-old schoolchildren.

  title={Occlusal status and prevalence of occlusal malocclusion traits among 9-year-old schoolchildren.},
  author={Christopher J. Lux and Britta D{\"u}cker and Maria Pritsch and Gerda Komposch and Uwe Niekusch},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  volume={31 3},
The aim of this study was to provide detailed information concerning clinically relevant occlusal traits and the prevalence of occlusal anomalies in an orthodontically relevant period of dental development. Four hundred and ninety-four German schoolchildren (237 males and 257 females), median age 9 years, were orthodontically examined. Overjet and overbite were measured to the nearest 0.5 mm, and sagittal molar relationships were registered clinically to the nearest quarter unit. In addition… CONTINUE READING


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