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Tropical Dental Journal - N° 173 - March 2021

N° 173



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Nigeriaphoto_auteurEvaluation of self-esteem, orthodontic treatment need and oral health related quality of life among young adults

G.A. Oyekunle, K.A. Kolawole - Nigeria
Published in English in Tropical Dental Journal N° 173 - Volume 44 - Mars 2021 - 38-56


Abstract

Background: Unacceptable dental appearance may lead to poor self-esteem and evoke unfavourable social responses. The study objectives were to examine the relationship between self-esteem, orthodontic treatment need and oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) of a group of young adults.
Methods: Two hundred undergraduates of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife completed the Rosenberg Self-Esteem scale (RSES), State Self-Esteem scale (SSES) and Psychosocial Impact of Dental Aesthetics Questionnaire (PIDAQ). Treatment need was determined with the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN) and Dental Aesthetic Index (DAI). Independent samples t- tests, One- way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Correlation and Multiple regression tests were used for data analysis. Statistical significance was set at ...

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