Orthodontic treatment need in Latvia.

  title={Orthodontic treatment need in Latvia.},
  author={Andra Liepa and Ilga Urt{\^a}ne and Stephen Richmond and Frank Dunstan},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  volume={25 3},
Measuring the prevalence of malocclusion and treatment need in a population is useful for the planning of orthodontic services. In addition, knowledge concerning the attitudes of patients to malocclusion is becoming increasingly important in orthodontics. Without a satisfactory estimate of the need and demand for treatment it is difficult to develop and organize a meaningful service. The aims of this investigation were to estimate the need for orthodontic treatment in 12-13-year-old school… CONTINUE READING