Epidemiology of Malocclusion and Assessment of Orthodontic Treatment Need for Nepalese Children

@inproceedings{Singh2014EpidemiologyOM,
  title={Epidemiology of Malocclusion and Assessment of Orthodontic Treatment Need for Nepalese Children},
  author={Varun Pratap Singh and Amita Sharma},
  booktitle={International scholarly research notices},
  year={2014}
}
Objective. To evaluate the prevalence of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment needs among 12- to 15-year-old schoolchildren in eastern Nepal and compare the findings with those of other populations. Methods. Two thousand seventy-four children (1149 males and 925 females) aged between 12 and 15 years were evaluated. Their orthodontic treatment need was assessed using the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Needs (IOTN) (dental health component (DHC)). Angle's classes of malocclusion were also… CONTINUE READING

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