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FERNANDEZ PEREZ, Ismilsi et al. Use of dental aesthetics index in students from "Alberto Fernández Montes de Oca" Junior high School. MEDISAN [online]. 2015, vol.19, n.12, pp.1443-1449. ISSN 1029-3019.

An observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study of 199 9th grade students belonging to "Alberto Fernández Montes de Oca" Urban Basic Secondary School in Santiago de Cuba was carried out from September, 2013 to same period in 2014, aimed at applying dental aesthetics index in these students. For data gathering the oral dental health survey form designed by the World Health Organization was used which includes the 10 components of the above mentioned index. As summary measures the absolute numbers and percentages were used. The necessity of high-priority and compulsory treatment prevailed; also, dental crowding was the most significant component in dental aesthetics index

Keywords : student; adolescence; malocclusion; orthodontic treatment; dental aesthetics index.

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