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An introduction to indices of malocclusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7867863     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Orthodontic indices have been used for many years to assess the severity of a patient's malocclusion and hence determine the need for treatment. Two indices--the Index of Orthodontics Treatment Need (IOTN) and the Peer Assessment Rating (PAR) Index--have recently been developed. The use of indices is likely to become more widespread in the future so that more uniformity is achieved in assessing need for treatment and its success. This article describes how the two indices are applied.
Authors:
N J McGuinness; C D Stephens
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dental update     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0305-5000     ISO Abbreviation:  Dent Update     Publication Date:  1994 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-30     Completed Date:  1995-03-30     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805969     Medline TA:  Dent Update     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  140-4     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Edinburgh Dental Hospital, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Health Services Needs and Demand / statistics & numerical data
Health Status Indicators
Humans
Malocclusion / diagnosis*
Orthodontics, Corrective / standards*
Severity of Illness Index*

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