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Orthodontic Treatment Needs of 12-year-old Schoolgoing Children of Mysuru District, Karnataka, India: A Cross-sectional Study

Bhagyalakshmi Avinash, Basapura M Shivalinga, Somanthan Balasubramanian, Suma Shekar, Byalakere R Chandrashekar, Battalli S Avinash

Keywords : Awareness, Dental health component, Esthetic component, Index of orthodontic treatment need, Malocclusion

Citation Information : Avinash B, Shivalinga BM, Balasubramanian S, Shekar S, Chandrashekar BR, Avinash BS. Orthodontic Treatment Needs of 12-year-old Schoolgoing Children of Mysuru District, Karnataka, India: A Cross-sectional Study. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2018; 11 (4):307-316.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-ijcpd-11-4-307

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-05-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Health is the extent of functional or metabolic regulation of a living body. Many researchers have shown that oral health is directly related to the systemic condition of a person. The various researches done has shown that there is an increase in need for orthodontic treatment in most of the countries. Hence judicious planning of providing orthodontic services on a population basis is necessary to appraise the requirement of resources and manoeuvre for providing such a service.

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