Malocclusion: Is it associated with duration of breastfeeding?


31 observational studies were included in this review of breastfeeding and malocclusion . This findings suggests that it may be protective against posterior crossbite and class II malocclusion. However as teh studies are largely retrospective the findings should be interpreted with caution.

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Anterior open bite might be corrected with crib therapy


This review of the use of habit-interception appliances to improve anterior open bite (AOB) included 11 controlled studies only 2 of which were randomised. The limited available evidence suggests that crib therapy could be considered as an effective treatment for the correction of AOB in growing patients.

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How stable is treatment for anterior open bite


Anterior open-bite (AOB) is considered to be a challenging malocclusion to treat.  The aim  of this review  was to assess the scientific literature and compile the current state of  the evidence for stability of surgical and nonsurgical therapies for AOB malocclusion. Medline, Embase and the Cochrane Library were searched  for studies in humans where the [read the full story…]