Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need in Obese Adolescents

Aim. This case-control retrospective study is aimed at assessing if obese adolescents need more orthodontic treatment in comparison with normal-weight patients of the same age. Methods. The test group included 100 obese subjects (50 males and 50 females; average age: 13.09 ± 1.19 years old) and the...

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Main Authors: Maria Rita Giuca, Marco Pasini, Silvia Caruso, Simona Tecco, Stefano Necozione, Roberto Gatto
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2015-01-01
Series:International Journal of Dentistry
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