The Relationship of Orthodontic Treatment Need with Periodontal Status, Dental Caries, and Sociodemographic Factors

@inproceedings{Nalaci2012TheRO,
  title={The Relationship of Orthodontic Treatment Need with Periodontal Status, Dental Caries, and Sociodemographic Factors},
  author={Ruhi Nalçaci and Serhat Demirer and Firat Ozturk and Burcu Ayse Altan and Oral Sokucu and Vildan Bostanci},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2012}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship of orthodontic malocclusion with periodontal status, dental caries, and sociodemographic status. Our study population consisted of a sample of 836 school children (384 male and 452 female, aged 11-14 years). Four experienced orthodontists and two experienced periodontists performed the clinical examinations. The Treatment Priority Index (TPI), Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN), decayed, missing, filled teeth (DMFT… CONTINUE READING