The children with hypodontia in the deciduous dentition
predominantly show hypodontia of the its permanent successor teeth6.
The increased prevalence of dental traumatic injuries in the anterior teeth compared to that in the posterior teeth or that of the permanent dentition rather than the deciduous dentition
is also related to the source of the said injuries.3
In situations of trauma involving the deciduous dentition
, the dental surgeon must be attentive to the child's anxiety, controlling pain and, whenever possible, performing the necessary techniques to preserve the affected tooth (Kramer, Onetto, Flores, Borges, & Feldens, 2016), thus avoiding functional and aesthetic disorders related to the infant patient.
Despite this, considering the adverse effect of this condition on the quality of life of preschoolers and their families (15), as well as a possible presence of these conditions in the deciduous dentition
will result in a greater need for orthodontic treatment in the permanent dentition (22), the prevalence rate found is of concern.
Saadia & Torres (2000) think that the maxillary deficiency cause of the skeletal class III malocclusion deformity through protraction treatment, in 3 children between the ages of 12 bones have changed, the deciduous dentition
and early treatment time is relatively short and profile aesthetic changes more significantly.
What name is given to the deciduous dentition
of young children?
Viazis, "Anterior crossbite correction in the early deciduous dentition
," American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, vol.
Its occurrence involving deciduous dentition
in maxilla was found to be more associated with multiple teeth [10-12].
* D/d: Decayed tooth/teeth in permanent and deciduous dentition
Early class III management in deciduous dentition
using reverse twin block.
This method is useful as first aid for treatment of mandibular fractures and also indicated as definitive treatment for stable and minimally displaced fractures, especially in patients with deciduous dentition
. The use of tape muzzle can be considered as means of additional support when internal fixation did not achieve optimal stabilization (Verstraete, 2003).
Transposition has not been reported in the deciduous dentition