Self-concept and the perception of facial appearance in children and adolescents seeking orthodontic treatment.

@article{Phillips2009SelfconceptAT,
  title={Self-concept and the perception of facial appearance in children and adolescents seeking orthodontic treatment.},
  author={Ceib L. Phillips and Kimberly N Edwards Beal},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2009},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={12-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine, in adolescents with mild to moderate malocclusion, the relationship between self-concept and demographic characteristics, a clinical assessment of malocclusion, self-perception of malocclusion, and self-perception of facial attractiveness. METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifty-nine consecutive patients ages 9 to 15 years scheduled for initial records in a graduate orthodontic clinic consented to participate. Each subject independently completed the Multidimensional Self-Concept… CONTINUE READING