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Interceptive orthodontic treatment improves malocclusions over no treatment, but does not produce finished-quality results.
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PMID:  21093813     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Effectiveness of interceptive orthodontic treatment in reducing malocclusions. King GJ, Brudvik P. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2010;137:18-25. REVIEWER: Anne-Marie Bollen, DDS, MS, PhD. PURPOSE/QUESTION: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of interceptive treatment. SOURCE OF FUNDING: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR grant #U54DE14254). TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: A retrospective cohort study. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence. STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Not applicable.
Anne-Marie Bollen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  2010-12-27     Revised Date:  2012-09-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2010. Published by Mosby, Inc.
Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
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Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2010 Jan;137(1):18-25   [PMID:  20122426 ]

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