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Colombia Médica Volumen 42 N°4, Octubre-Diciembre 2011.pmd

  title={Colombia Médica Volumen 42 N°4, Octubre-Diciembre 2011.pmd},
  author={Colombia M{\'e}dica and Enf Mar{\'i}a Clara Tovar and Pedro Sarmiento},
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between dental aesthetics and self-esteem in adolescents. Methods: The sample was 387 randomly selected high school adolescents between 13 and 16 years of age. A clinical examination to evaluate dental aesthetics was conducted using the Dental Aesthetic Index (DAI). Self-esteem was assessed with the Rosenberg’s Self-esteem Scale. The statistical analysis included a descriptive analysis and means comparison, which was made… 



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