The subjective need and demand for orthodontic treatment.

@article{Holmes1992TheSN,
  title={The subjective need and demand for orthodontic treatment.},
  author={Alana Holmes},
  journal={British journal of orthodontics},
  year={1992},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={287-97}
}
  • Alana Holmes
  • Published 1992 in British journal of orthodontics
The subjective need and demand for orthodontic treatment amongst 955 12-year-old Sheffield children has been assessed using the aesthetic component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need and by a fixed choice questionnaire. When answering the questionnaire a greater proportion of females perceived themselves as having less attractive dentitions and greater treatment need despite any objective evidence to support this view. Of the children at the attractive end of the aesthetic component… CONTINUE READING