Change in quality of life after combined orthodontic-surgical treatment of dentofacial deformities.

@article{Choi2010ChangeIQ,
  title={Change in quality of life after combined orthodontic-surgical treatment of dentofacial deformities.},
  author={Wing Shan Choi and Shermin Lee and Colman McGrath and Nabil Samman},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={109 1},
  pages={46-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine changes in quality of life (QoL) after orthodontic-surgical treatment in patients with dentofacial deformities, using generic health, generic oral health, and condition-specific QoL approaches. STUDY DESIGN Patients were evaluated at baseline (T(0)), postoperative 6 weeks (T(1)), postoperative 6 months (T(2)), and after orthodontic treatment (T(3)). Generic health-related QoL, generic oral health-related QoL, and condition-specific QoL were assessed using the 36-item… CONTINUE READING

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