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Research Article, Dent Health Curr Res Vol: 1 Issue: 1

Attitude of Patients towards Orthodontic Treatment: A Questionnaire Survey

Amarjeet Gambhir1*, Ashish Kumar2 and Gita Rani3
1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Yamuna Institute of Dental Sciences & Research, Gadholi, Yamunanagar, India
2Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College & Hospital, Ludhiana, India
3Department of Prosthodontics, Christian Dental College, C.M.C. Ludhiana, India
Corresponding author: Dr Amarjeet Gambhir
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Received: July 31, 2015 Accepted: August 20, 2015 Published: August 27, 2015
Citation: Gambhir A, Kumar A, Rani G (2015) Attitude of Patients towards Orthodontic Treatment: A Questionnaire Survey. Dent Health Curr Res 1:2. doi:10.4172/2470-0886.1000103

Abstract

Attitude of Patients towards Orthodontic Treatment: A Questionnaire Survey

Orthodontic treatment is a lengthy procedure and knowledge of patient perception towards orthodontic therapy can play a vital role in the successful completion of treatment. This study was designed to determine experiences & perceptions of patients towards orthodontic treatment and to categorize those attitudes.A cross-sectional questionnaire based survey was conducted among 72 patients who had completed orthodontic treatment during a period of 1 year. Nineteen items questionnaires were used to collect the data which was analyzed by using SPSS software version 13.

Keywords: Attitude; Cross-sectional survey; Deformity; Orthodontic; Perception

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