Prevalence and factors associated with anterior open bite in 2 to 5 year old children in Benin city, Nigeria.

@article{IzeIyamu2012PrevalenceAF,
  title={Prevalence and factors associated with anterior open bite in 2 to 5 year old children in Benin city, Nigeria.},
  author={I N Ize-Iyamu and Michael Chukwudi Isiekwe},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={446-51}
}
BACKGROUND Anterior open bite is said to exist when there is an actual vertical gap between the upper and lower incisors with the teeth in centric occlusion. This could occur in the anterior or posterior region, and may be attributed to the supra eruption of the posterior teeth or the infra eruption of the anterior teeth and it is common in both adults and children. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of anterior open bite (AOB) in 2 to 5 -year -old children and the aetiological factors… CONTINUE READING

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