Proceedings of the 11th International Dentistry Scientific Meeting (IDSM 2017)

Malocclusion in Mouth-Breathing Children Caused by Nasal Obstruction

Authors
Cynthia M. Anggraini, Sarworini B. Budiardjo, Darmawan B. Setyanto, Ike S. Indiarti
Corresponding Author
Cynthia M. Anggraini
Available Online May 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/idsm-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
Keywords
nasal obstruction, mouth breathing, malocclusion, child, adolescent
Abstract
This pilot study analyzed the relationship between habitual mouth breathing and malocclusion in patients diagnosed with upper airway obstruction. A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted by consecutive sampling of chil-dren/adolescents with allergic rhinitis, rhinosinusitis, and adenoid hypertrophy. Following a subject questionnaire about mode of breathing, an impression was taken, and a Vernier caliper was used to analyze the occlusion. Several types of malocclusion were found in mouth-breathing subjects. Habitual mouth breathing with an upper airway obstruction may contribute to the development of maloc-clusion. Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialists should consider treating all mouth-breathing children, regardless of etiological factors, since malocclusion risks can-not be calculated based on routinely used criteria alone.
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Proceedings
11th International Dentistry Scientific Meeting (IDSM 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
May 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-513-9
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/idsm-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
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