Search for dissertations about: "Malocclusion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word Malocclusion.

  1. 1. Immigrant background and orthodontic treatment need : Quantitative and qualitative studies in Swedish adolescents

    Author : Eva Josefsson; Krister Bjerklin; Rune Lindsten; Viveca Brattström; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Orthodontic treatment need; adolescents; immigrant background; self-perceived need; malocclusion; poor dental aesthetics; social norms;

    Abstract : During the last three decades there has been an increased influx of refugees and immigrants into Scandinavia. The overall aim of this thesis was primarily to improve our knowledge of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment need, both normative and self-perceived, in adolescents of varying geographic origin. READ MORE

  2. 2. Malocclusions and quality of life : cross-sectional and longitudinal studies in children

    Author : Lillemor Dimberg; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bettfysiologi; Munhälsa; Malocclusion; Orthodontics; Corrective;

    Abstract : There are few longitudinal studies of the prevalence of malocclusionsand possible self-correction of malocclusions during the developmentof the dentition. Early intervention might be unnecessary if self-correction of the malocclusion occurs during the transition from theprimary to the permanent dentition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fixed or removable appliance for early orthodontic treatment of functional anterior crossbite : evidence-based evaluations of success rate of interventions, treatment stability, cost-effectiveness and patients perceptions

    Author : Anna-Paulina Wiedel; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bettfel; Tandreglering; Ortodonti; Orthodontics; Malocclusion;

    Abstract : Anterior crossbite with functional shift also called pseudo Class III isa malocclusion in which the incisal edges of one or more maxillaryincisors occlude with the incisal edges of the mandibular incisorsin centric relationship: the mandible and mandibular incisors arethen guided anteriorly in central occlusion resulting in an anteriorcrossbite.Early correction, at the mixed dentition stage, is recommended,in order to avoid a compromising dentofacial condition whichcould result in the development of a true Class III malocclusionand temporomandibular symptoms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fixed mandibular retainers : a controlled 12-year follow-up

    Author : Ulrike Schütz-Fransson; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irregularity Index; Long-term stability; Relapse; Orthodontic retainers; Adolescent; Child; Device Removal; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Incisor; Male; Malocclusion; Mandible; Orthodontic Retainers; Recurrence; Risk Factors; Treatment Outcome;

    Abstract : Fixed retainer after orthodontic treatment is an increasing retention appliance. For the mandibular incisors there are two different fixed retainers that are commonly used, either a canine-to-canine retainer bonded only to the canines or a twistflex retainer bonded to each of the mandibular incisors and canines. READ MORE

  5. 5. Early correction of unilateral posterior crossbite : evidence-based evaluations of oral health related quality of life, cost-effectiveness and 3D treatment effects

    Author : Ola Sollenius; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Malocclusion;

    Abstract : Unilateral posterior crossbite (UPC) with functional shift is one ofthe most common malocclusions in mixed dentition. Left untreated,it may cause long-term effects on the growth and development of thejaws and teeth. Early orthodontic intervention is usually undertakento correct the condition at the primary or mixed dentition stage. READ MORE