Proceedings of the International Dental Conference of Sumatera Utara 2017 (IDCSU 2017)

The Relationship between Orthodontic Treatment Need and Psychosocial Impact in University of Sumatera Utara Undergraduate Student

Authors
Aditya Rachmawati, Erliera
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Aditya Rachmawati
Available Online February 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/idcsu-17.2018.1How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Orthodontics treatment need, psychosocial impact, IOTN-DHC, PIDAQ
Abstract
Teeth and mouth are a lifetime health investments for human. Various disease and anomaly of the teeth and mouth may impair the function of oral cavity; one of them is malocclusion, anomaly of the alignment of the teeth. Teeth in good position relative to the arch not only support the health of oral cavity, but also act as prerequisite for an attractive smile, ultimately improve the self-confidence and attractiveness of the individual. This research was done to evaluate the association between orthodontic treatment need and psychosocial status of the undergraduate students of University of Sumatera Utara (USU). The research was analytical in cross-sectional design. The result showed that the majority of samples were female (n=74, 37%), the largest number of samples was in medium psychosocial status (PIDAQ score 30.7-61.3) (n=93, 46.5%), and based on chi- square test, there was a significant association between orthodontic treatment need and psychosocial status of the students of USU (p=0,000).
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Proceedings
International Dental Conference of Sumatera Utara 2017 (IDCSU 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
February 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-474-3
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/idcsu-17.2018.1How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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