The orthodontic treatment need and demand of Hong Kong Chinese children.

@article{Wng1999TheOT,
  title={The orthodontic treatment need and demand of Hong Kong Chinese children.},
  author={Gu{\'o}p{\'i}ng W{\'a}ng and Urban Hagg and John Ling},
  journal={The Chinese journal of dental research : the official journal of the Scientific Section of the Chinese Stomatological Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 3-4},
  pages={84-92}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the need and demand for orthodontic treatment of Chinese school children in Hong Kong. METHODS The material consisted of study casts and questionnaires collected from 765 randomly selected 12-year-old school children in Hong Kong. The need for orthodontic treatment was assessed by the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need, and questionnaires were used in assessing demand for orthodontic treatment. RESULTS The results indicate that 12% of the 12-year-old school… CONTINUE READING

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