Oral health-related quality of life and the IOTN index as predictors of children's perceived needs and acceptance for orthodontic treatment

@article{Oliveira2008OralHQ,
  title={Oral health-related quality of life and the IOTN index as predictors of children's perceived needs and acceptance for orthodontic treatment},
  author={Claudia L. Mendes de Oliveira and Aubrey Sheiham and Georgios Tsakos and Kevin D O'Brien},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2008},
  volume={204},
  pages={E12-E12}
}
Objective To evaluate whether the index of orthodontic treatment need (IOTN) could be improved by adding an oral health-related quality of life measure to predict both the outcome of orthodontic consultation and the child's perceived need for orthodontic treatment.Methods The sample consisted of 187 children aged 11-16 years referred to orthodontic clinics… CONTINUE READING