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The perceived and normative orthodontic treatment need of a group of South African children
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Introduction: Improvement of aesthetics is often the reason patients seek orthodontic treatment. The ability to accurately assess aesthetic treatment need from the viewpoint of the patient is necessary. The threshold for ...
Orthodontic treatment need and demand in the Upington area of the Northern Cape Province
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
When considering a person's self-esteem, behavioural patterns and personal interactions, the one feature having the most impact is their physical appearance. In an ideal world, every person should have a fair opportunity ...
Factors influencing the implementation of interceptive Orthodontic treatment at the level of the general dentist: 24 case studies from the Metropolitan area of Tshwane, South Africa
(University of Western Cape, 2019)
General dentists in practice (both public and private) are often reluctant to perform interceptive orthodontic procedures on patients that present to their practices. As interceptive orthodontic treatment (IOT) can be of ...