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Developing an Index for the Orthodontic Treatment Need in Pediatric Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Communication Tool between Physicians and OrthodontistsDownload
Purpose: To develop a physician screening index for the oral and facial assessment of the orthodontic treatment-need in pediatric patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) that may diminish the severity of their OSA symptoms. Methods: Based on the available literature and WHO guidelines for...
Developing an index for the orthodontic treatment need in pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea: A protocol for the development of a communication tool between physicians and orthodontistsDownload
Introduction: Sleep disordered breathing in the paediatric population can manifest as an array of different systemic symptoms; among them is a distinct malocclusion and craniofacial phenotype. Emerging research suggests that the treatment of this malocclusion and/or craniofacial phenotype through...