Preadolescent's oral health-related quality of life during the first month of fixed orthodontic appliance therapy.

@article{Abreu2013PreadolescentsOH,
  title={Preadolescent's oral health-related quality of life during the first month of fixed orthodontic appliance therapy.},
  author={Lucas Guimar{\~a}es Abreu and Elizabeth Maria Bastos Lages and Mauro Henrique Nogueira Guimar{\~a}es Abreu and Luciano Jos{\'e} Pereira and Saul Martins Paiva},
  journal={Journal of orthodontics},
  year={2013},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={218-24}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate preadolescent oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) during the first month of fixed orthodontic appliance therapy. DESIGN Descriptive study. SETTING The Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics at Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. PARTICIPANTS This study included a sample of 96 preadolescent children aged between 11 and 12 years undergoing orthodontic treatment with a fixed appliance. METHODS Preadolescent children were… CONTINUE READING

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