Age-sex related prevalence of orthodontic disorders among children of primary school age of large industrial centre (according to the Nizhny Novgorod region)

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The prevalence of anomalies of dentition among the child population is extremely high today. Reducing the increase in the prevalence of dento-alveolar anomalies can be achieved only on the basis of their prevention and treatment, since childhood. The study took into account the 8 key orthodontic indications on the formation or presence of dental and facial anomalies. It It was found that as they get older the prevalence of the studied parameters increased, among them, the highest prevalence was of the speech formation violation and harmful habits that makes professionals to pay special attention to strengthening their work on prevention, with the obligatory participation of parents, teachers, speech therapists and pediatric dentists.

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S Yu Kosyuga

Nizhniy Novgorod State Medical Academy

Email: profmedcaf@nizhgma
Department of Pediatric Dentistry

A S Argutina

Nizhniy Novgorod State Medical Academy

Department of Pediatric Dentistry


Copyright (c) 2015 Косюга С.Ю., Аргутина А.С.

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