10 Orthodontic Challenges in the Primary and Mixed Dentition
Early identification of occlusal issues in children facilitates timely orthodontic treatment that helps support optimal oral health in the primary and mixed dentition.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- List common orthodontic challenges and treatment approaches in the primary and mixed dentition.
- Describe the importance of screening for orthodontic problems and common clinical terms used during these examinations.
- Explain common causes of malocclusion in the pediatric population.
This course was issued in the September 2018 issue and expires 9/30/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.