Clinical Practice in Pediatrics

Orthodontic treatment of children with cerebral palsy

This article discusses the main maxillofacial disorders in children with cerebral palsy and the possibilities of orthodontic (and orthognathic) correction of pathological changes developed at different stages in these patients. A multidisciplinary approach to treatment and the use of state-of-the-art techniques and materials ensure positive results, significantly increasing patients’ quality of life, their social adaptation, and motivating them to improve other functions.
Key words: cerebral palsy, dentition, occlusion, orthodontics.

For citation: Mamedov A.A., Zhdanova D.A., Malanova O.A., Morozova N.S., Ivannikova K.O., Kashtanova M.S. Orthodontic treatment of children with cerebral palsy. Vopr. prakt. pediatr. (Clinical Practice in Pediatrics). 2019; 14(4): 115–119. (In Russian).
DOI: 10.20953/1817-7646-2019-4-115-119