Pacifier-sucking habit duration and frequency on occlusal and myofunctional alterations in preschool children

The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of pacifier-sucking habit with occlusal and oral myofunctional alterations in preschool children. Eighty-four 2- to 5-year-old children participated in the study. Data on duration and frequency of pacifier use were collected from parents or...

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Main Authors: Valdeane Simone Cenci NIHI, Sandra Mara MACIEL, Marta Essuane JARRUS, Fábio Mitugui NIHI, Carlos Luiz Fernando de SALLES, Renata Corrêa PASCOTTO, Mitsue FUJIMAKI
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Odontológica 2015-01-01
Series:Brazilian Oral Research
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1806-83242015000100211&lng=en&tlng=en