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Received: 22 March 2018
Accepted: 12 July 2018
First Online: 25 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Children enrolled in the present study received orthodontic care at the Division of Orthodontics (University of Insubria, Varese, Italy). A signed informed consent to be enrolled in the study and for releasing diagnostic records for scientific purposes was obtained from their parents prior to entry into the treatment. The research protocol was reviewed and approved by the Ethical Committee of the AO Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi (Varese, Italy), with Deliberative Act nr.826 of the 3rd of October, 2013. The adopted procedures adhered to the World Medical Organization Declaration of Helsinki.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. Francesco Mangano is a Section Editor for BMC Oral Health.
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