From misinformation to overtreatment.

@article{Spassov2015FromMT,
  title={From misinformation to overtreatment.},
  author={A. Spassov and H. Bettin and D. Pavlovi{\'c}},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2015},
  volume={147 3},
  pages={
          295
        }
}
  • A. Spassov, H. Bettin, D. Pavlović
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, 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
The October editorial points out that patients often receive insufficient information about their orthodontic treatment. The editor has touched on an important theme, which may be just the tip of the iceberg inherent to orthodontic professional standards of practice. We maintain here that defective information can result in unwarranted diagnostics, unnecessary treatments, and even health risks. The orthodontic standards of practice, although containing the main source of the problem, could, if… Expand
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