Psychosocial factors associated with orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment

@inproceedings{Rivera2000PsychosocialFA,
  title={Psychosocial factors associated with orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment},
  author={SusanM. Rivera and John P. Hatch and John P. Rugh},
  year={2000}
}
Recognition of the potential repercussions associated with malocclusion has encouraged investigations aimed at understanding the psychosocial outcomes associated with orthodontics and orthognathic surgery. Of particular interest are the benefits of treatment on judgements of self-image and interpersonal relationships. This article examines patients" adjustment to dentofacial malrelations in an attempt to assess their psychologic wellbeing before treatment. This discussion is followed by a… CONTINUE READING

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