Richmond, S. and Shaw, W.C and Stephens, C.D and Webb, W.G and Roberts, C.T and Andrews, M. (1993) Orthodontics In The General Dental Service Of England And Wales - A Critical-Assessment Of Standards. British Dental Journal, 174 (9). pp. 315-329. ISSN 0007-0610.
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Out of a sample of 1210 orthodontic patients treated within the General Dental Services in England and Wales, a high proportion showed no improvement. Upper and lower fixed appliances had the greatest influence on the outcome of treatment in terms of aesthetics, dental health need and standards. When treatment was analysed according to the appliance used, there were no statistically significant differences in the standard of treatment undertaken by specialist orthodontists and general dental practitioners. Methods for improving British orthodontic standards are considered.
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RK Dentistry|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences (KIMHS)|
|Depositing User:||E.C. Henry-Duru|
|Date Deposited:||16 Sep 2009 18:02|
|Last Modified:||16 Sep 2009 18:02|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/20622 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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