Orthodontic Treatment Needs of 14-18 Year-Old Male Students of Isfahan in 2009-2010 Using IOTN Index

Feyzbakhash, Masoud and Khadem, Parvin and Sarandi, Saeid and Teimouri, Fatemeh and Aslani, Farzin and Dadgar, Sepideh (2013) Orthodontic Treatment Needs of 14-18 Year-Old Male Students of Isfahan in 2009-2010 Using IOTN Index. Journal of Mashhad Dental School, 37 (2). pp. 145-152.

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Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to assess orthodontic treatment needs of 14-18 year-old male students of Isfahan public schoolswhich were carried out in 2009-2010 via Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN). Materials & Methods: The study sample comprised 408 14-18 year-old male students selected by random clustering method. The subjects were examined clinically via IOTN which has two components: Dental Health Component (DHC) and Aesthetic Component (AC). Data were analyzed by chi-square test (α=0.05). Results: Regarding DHC, 4.4 of samples had very severe need (DHC5), 16.2 had severe need (DHC4), 22.5 had moderate need (DHC3), and 56.9 had minimum or no need (DHC1, 2) to Orthodontic treatment. In those showing grade 5, the most common malocclusion was unerupted teeth (i). The most common malocclusion in grade 4 was hypodontia (h) and in grade 3 was, overjet less than 4 mm and more than 2 mm (a). The most common malocclusion in grade 2 was contact displacement (d) less than 2 and more than 1 mm. In addition, regarding AC, 76.5 of the subjects were classified as “no need”, 15.2 as “borderline need” and 8.4 as “definite need” for treatment. Conclusion: 20.6 of 14-18 year-old male students in Isfahan needed orthodontic treatment (IOTN grades 4 and 5).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Mashhad Dental School
Depositing User: jmds jmds
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 15:08
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 15:08
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2245

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