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Relationship between perception of malocclusion and the psychological impact of dental aesthetics in university students.

Authors
  • Bellot-Arcís, Carlos1
  • Montiel-Company, José-María2
  • Pinho, Teresa3
  • Almerich-Silla, José-Manuel4
  • 1 Adjunct Professor, Stomatology Department, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Valencia, Spain. , (Spain)
  • 2 Post-Doctoral Assistant Professor, Stomatology Department, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Valencia, Spain. , (Spain)
  • 3 Assistant Professor of Orthodontics, Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde-Norte; Centro de Investigação Ciências da Saúde (CICS), Portugal. , (Portugal)
  • 4 Ternured Lecturer, Stomatology Department, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Valencia, Spain. , (Spain)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of clinical and experimental dentistry
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2015
Volume
7
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4317/jced.52157
PMID: 25810834
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In adults patients, there is a significant linear relationship between perceived smile aesthetics and self-perceived psychological impact. Key words:Visual Analog Scale, Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need, malocclusion, psychological, aesthetics.

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