Malocclusion, orthodontic treatment, and the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14): Systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Andiappan2015MalocclusionOT,
  title={Malocclusion, orthodontic treatment, and the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14): Systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Manoharan Andiappan and Wei Gao and Eduardo Parrilla Bernab{\'e} and Ngianga-bakwin Kandala and Ana Donaldson},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2015},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={493-500}
}
OBJECTIVE To synthesize evidence on the impact of malocclusion and its associated treatment on people's quality of life across studies that used the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14) questionnaire in the adult population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A systematic search of the English literature using Medline, PubMed, and EMBASE yielded 98 unique citations. Studies using OHIP-14 with individuals 15 years of age and older were included. After initial screening, 64 citations were excluded and… CONTINUE READING