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ISRN Dentistry
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 146915, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/146915
Case Report

Bruxism Control in a Child with Cerebral Palsy

1Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, 21941-901/RJ, Brazil
2Department of Clinics and Pediatric Dentistry, Fluminense Federal University (UFF), Niterói, Brazil
3Caixa Postal 68066 Cidade Universitária (CCS), Rio de Janeiro RJ, CEP: 21941-971, Brazil

Received 22 September 2010; Accepted 4 November 2010

Academic Editors: J. H. Jeng and C. Robinson

Copyright © 2011 Cristiana Aroeira G. R. Oliveira et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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