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Orthodontic Treatment Need of Children in Trinidad and Tobago

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180–6
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A prospective cross-sectional study was done and the orthodontic treatment need of children aged 11-12 years in Trinidad and Tobago was determined to be three out of five children.


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Objective: This prospective cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the normative and perceived orthodontic treatment needs of children aged 11−12 years in a Caribbean country, Trinidad and Tobago.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

The Comparative Effectiveness of Two Digit-Sucking Deterrent Methods

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257–60
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The effectiveness of a crib and positive reinforcement in eliminating anterior open bites and increased overjets caused by digit–sucking was studied over a seventeen-week observation period. A trend seen was that the crib is more effective than positive reinforcement.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

Orthodontic Manpower Requirements of Trinidad and Tobago

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10.7727/wimj.2011.177
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631–4
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Orthodontic requirements of Trinidad and Tobago were estimated by using results from a questionnaire study of orthodontists and the results of another study on orthodontic treatment needs of children in this country. Trinidad and Tobago’s orthodontic personnel should be quadrupled.

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e-Published: 24 Jan, 2013
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