Prevalence of malocclusion in 13-15 year-old North Jordanian school children.

@article{Alhaija2005PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of malocclusion in 13-15 year-old North Jordanian school children.},
  author={Elham Saleh Abu Alhaija and Susan Nadeem Al-Khateeb and Kazem S Al-Nimri},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={266-71}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of malocclusion in 13-15-year-old North Jordanian schoolchildren. METHODS One thousand and three children aged 13-15 years (619 females, 384 males) were examined using Björk et al. (1964) registration method. A full clinical examination was carried out in the school premises using a mouth mirror under natural lighting. Alginate impressions were then taken for each student together with a wax bite. The impressions were poured… CONTINUE READING

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