Romanian Journal of Oral Rehabilitation Numarul 1 THE NEED FOR ORAL REHABILITATION IN OPEN BITE

THE NEED FOR ORAL REHABILITATION IN OPEN BITE

Viorica Țărmure, Radu Septimiu Câmpian, Ecaterina Ionescu, Mariana Păcurar, Paula Jiman, Andreea Pop

ABSTRACT

 

Aim of the study .The open bite is a part of dentomaxillary anomalies and is classified by anatomic open bite and functional  open bite. In this study, we demonstrated the frequency of the open bite , the dysfunctional factors involved as well as the etiopathogenesis of the anomaly. Materials and methods. We did a retrospective study for a group of  290 patients who were treated at the clinic Orthodontics “Iuliu Haţieganu” Cluj Napoca (2015-2017). The study was based on data collected from completed forms for each patient. Results. The data were systematized in tables and were subjected to statistical analysis. Our study focuses on a group of 290 patients of which 26 (9%) have an open bite, and 264 patients  (91%) have other dentomaxillary anomalies. Conclusions . Prophylaxis means and interception will eliminate dysfunctional factors and ensure the normal development of the dentomaxillary apparatus.

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