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Perception of dental appearance using Index of Treatment Need (Aesthetic Component) assessments.

Authors
  • Abdullah, M S B
  • Rock, W P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Community dental health
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2002
Volume
19
Issue
3
Pages
161–165
Identifiers
PMID: 12269462
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The IOTN (AC) index appears robust in its reflection of the perception of malocclusion by children and parents respectively. Assessments were little affected by gender or ethnicity. However the scores of children and parents were much lower than those of an orthodontist trained in the use of IOTN.

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