The Occlusal Effects of Digit Sucking Habits amongst School Children in Northamptonshire (UK)

@article{Mistry2010TheOE,
  title={The Occlusal Effects of Digit Sucking Habits amongst School Children in Northamptonshire (UK)},
  author={Paroo Mistry and David R. Moles and Julian O’Neill and Joseph Noar},
  journal={Journal of Orthodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={37},
  pages={87 - 92}
}
Objective To compare the occlusal characteristics of persistent digit suckers with those of a group of individuals who reported never to have sucked their thumb or finger. Setting School children and regular attenders to four general dental practices in Kettering, UK. Design Cross‐sectional, observational. Outcome measures Prevalence of anterior open bite, posterior crossbite, size of overjet, overbite and buccal segment relationship. Subjects and methods The exposed group consisted of 7–13… 
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