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Uses of Orthodontia, Braces or Retainers across Demographic groups

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Golnoush ZakeriFollow

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Population-based studies have focused on patients’ rendering orthodontic treatment due to their malocclusion and medical needs. However, there is a scarcity of data from national sources on the prevalence of orthodontic visits and associated patient characteristics.This study looked at the demographic profile including age, sex, race, income and marital status of orthodontic patients to evaluate for any demographic differences in orthodontic visits and services used in the United States

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Clinical Trials | Health and Medical Administration | Health and Physical Education | Health Services Research | Medical Education | Medical Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing | Primary Care | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning | Teacher Education and Professional Development

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Uses of Orthodontia, Braces or Retainers across Demographic groups

Population-based studies have focused on patients’ rendering orthodontic treatment due to their malocclusion and medical needs. However, there is a scarcity of data from national sources on the prevalence of orthodontic visits and associated patient characteristics.This study looked at the demographic profile including age, sex, race, income and marital status of orthodontic patients to evaluate for any demographic differences in orthodontic visits and services used in the United States