Controversial report finds no proof that dental braces work

  title={Controversial report finds no proof that dental braces work},
  • Published 1 January 2019
  • Medicine
  • BDJ
ment has concluded that there is no evidence that orthodontic treatment works. The controversial finding has been played down by the government which said it was ‘unsatisfactory’ and the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has stressed that there are many studies that suggest quality of life is significantly poorer in people with malocclusions, compared with those without. Germany’s Federal Ministry of Health commissioned the IGES Institute to carry out a review (meta-analysis) of orthodontic… 
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Validation of the Psychosocial Impact of Dental Aesthetics Questionnaire in the Australian population.
  • Adam Wahab, X. Ju, L. Jamieson, C. Dreyer
  • Medicine
    American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics
  • 2021
The psychometric sensitivity, validity, and reliability of the PIDAQ instrument in a sample of the Australian adult population were found to be adequate and both subdata sets drawn from the sample demonstrated acceptable goodness of fit and internal consistency.