How Do Patients and Parents Decide for Orthodontic Treatment-Effects of Malocclusion, Personal Expectations, Education and Media.

@article{Tuner2015HowDP,
  title={How Do Patients and Parents Decide for Orthodontic Treatment-Effects of Malocclusion, Personal Expectations, Education and Media.},
  author={C Tunçer and N Canigur Bavbek and B Balos Tuncer and A Ayhan Bani and Bulent Celik},
  journal={The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          392-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To examine patients' and parents' perceptions and expectations from orthodontic treatment. STUDY DESIGN 491 patients (274 female, 217 male) aged 14-22 years, and 399 parents (245 female, 154 male) completed a questionnaire about preferences, needs and expectations about orthodontic treatment, and scored the present problem. Continuous variables were compared by Mann-Whitney U and Kruskal-Wallis tests, whereas Chi-square test was used for categorical variables. RESULTS Patients… CONTINUE READING

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