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Treatment of large overjet in preadolescents. Studies of treatment effects, cost assessment and patient perceptions- a comparison of two removable functional appliances


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Title: Treatment of large overjet in preadolescents. Studies of treatment effects, cost assessment and patient perceptions- a comparison of two removable functional appliances
Authors: Čirgić, Emina
E-mail: emina.cirgic@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 10-Feb-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Orthodontics
Parts of work: I. Čirgić E, Kjellberg H, Hansen K. Treatment of large overjet in Angle Class II: division 1 malocclusion with Andresen activators versus prefabricated functional appliances-a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial. Eur J Orthod 2016; 3 (5): 516-524.
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II. Čirgić E, Kjellberg H, Hansen K. Discomfort, expectations and experience during treatment of large overjet with Andresen activator or prefabricated functional appliance, a questionnaire survey. Acta Odontol Scand. 2017 Jan 2:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]
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III. Čirgić E, Kjellberg H, Hansen K, Lepp M. Adolescents’ experiences of using removable functional appliances. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2015 Aug;18(3):165-74.
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IV. Čirgić E, Kjellberg H, Petzold M, Hansen K. A cost minimization analysis of large overjet reduction with two removable functional appliances based on a randomized controlled trial.
Date of Defence: 2017-03-03
Disputation: Fredagen den 3 mars 2017, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Ortodonti
Abstract: The aims were to compare clinical effectiveness, functional and social discomfort, explore and describe preadolescents’ experiences of treatment, and assess the COSTs of reducing large overjet with an Andresen Activator (AA) and a Prefabricated Functional Appliance (PFA). Subjects and methods: A multicentre, prospective randomized clinical trial was conducted with patients from 12 general dental practices. Ninety-seven patients with an Angle Class II, Division 1 malocclusion, and an overjet o... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0059-5 (pdf)
978-91-629-0060-1 (print)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/50856
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