Effect of orthodontic treatment on oral health-related quality of life.

  title={Effect of orthodontic treatment on oral health-related quality of life.},
  author={Daniela Feu and Jos{\'e} A. Miguel and Roger Keller Celeste and Branca Heloisa Oliveira},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  volume={83 5},
OBJECTIVE To assess changes in oral health-related quality of life (OHQoL) in children undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment and compare it to that of two groups not receiving treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred eighty-four subjects aged 12-15 years were followed for 2 years; 87 were undergoing treatment at a university clinic (TG), 101 were waiting for treatment at this clinic (WG), and 96 were attending a public school and had never sought treatment (SG). OHQoL was assessed using… CONTINUE READING

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