Malocclusion and deleterious oral habits among adolescents in a developing area in northeastern Brazil

Although malocclusions represent a serious public health issue, there is insufficient information about this problem in adolescents in Brazil, especially in poorer areas. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to estimate the prevalence of facial alterations, dental malocclusions, and deleter...

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Main Authors: Erika Bárbara Abreu Fonseca Thomaz, Maria Cristina Teixeira Cangussu, Ana Marlúcia Oliveira Assis
Format: Article
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Odontológica 2013-02-01
Series:Brazilian Oral Research
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