Malocclusion and dental caries

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This review of malocclusion and the severity of dental caries among children and adolescents in the permanent dentition included 5 cross-sectional studies suggesting an association. However the quality of the evidence is limited so should be interpreted cautiously.

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Malocclusion, orthodontic treatment and oral health

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This review looked at both the impact of malocclusion and the impact of orthodontic treatment on oral health. While a large number of studies met the inclusion criteria the heterogeneity of the studies their outcome measures and a a lack of studies to specifically address the questions of this review.

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