Research Article - Journal of Clinical Dentistry and Oral Health (2021) Volume 5, Issue 2
The occlusal status of 8 to 10 years old vietnam children: A cross-sectional study.
Background: Malocclusion can cause frequent bites of cheeks or tongue, cosmetic problems, irritability or chewing, speech problems or development of breath thus affecting the quality of life in general. Purpose: Estimate the prevalence of different degrees of deviation related to oral complications in children aged 8-10 years. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 686 children aged 8-10 years after getting parental consent. Vietnamese children are selected from certain cities by using proportional allocation techniques by dividing these cities into districts where children are selected from the center and the garden is proportional high school. Results: Based on molar relationships, the incidence of malaria in children aged 8-10 years (children with mixed teeth) was 35.42%, of which 56.12% had a level II division with or without subdivision and 31.20% have class III with or without zoning. The remaining 12.68% of children have different types of malaria including type II and II and type III malformations. Common bites are reported in 34.11% of children, other types of bites include open bites, deep bites, bites from one side to the other are recorded respectively 47.23%, 15.45%, 3.21% in children. Conclusion: This study shows that more than one third of Vietnamese children are affected by different types of errors and deviations. Important associations were discovered between the age of children and the prevalence of malaria and crowding.Author(s): Dao Chanh*