Anterior tooth position and motivation for early treatment.

@article{Kilpelinen1993AnteriorTP,
  title={Anterior tooth position and motivation for early treatment.},
  author={Pertti Kilpel{\"a}inen and Ceib Phillips and J. F. Camilla Tulloch},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={1993},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={
          171-4
        }
}
During 1989-90, 473 parents of children being screened at an orthodontic graduate clinic completed a self-report form about the child's dental/facial appearance, reasons for seeking care and referral paths. Almost all (85%) of the 313 parents of children under the age of 16 years expressed concern about the appearance of the child's teeth, and 44% reported the child had been teased about this. Only 14% of the parents reported that it was the child who had first noticed the need for treatment… CONTINUE READING
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