Prevalence of Malocclusion in Patients with Down ’ s Syndrome

  title={Prevalence of Malocclusion in Patients with Down ’ s Syndrome},
  author={Senka Meπtrovi{\^E} and Martina Mikπi{\^E}},
  • Senka MeπtroviÊ, Martina MikπiÊ
  • Published 2006
Significant alterations of the cranio-orofacial region have been observed in subjects with Down’s syndrome. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of particular orthodontic malocclusion in these subjects. A group of 112 subjects with cytogenetically confirmed diagnosis of Down’s syndrome was examined. All the subjects underwent a complete dental examination. The following classification was used to determine malocclusion of crowding, premature tooth loss, class III malocclusion, open… CONTINUE READING