TURKISH JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS, vol.34, no.3, pp.189-198, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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Title of Journal :
TURKISH JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS
Diagnosis, referral, malocclusion, TREATMENT NEED, AESTHETIC COMPONENT, FACIAL ATTRACTIVENESS, DENTAL AESTHETICS, INDEX, PERCEPTIONS, PRACTITIONERS, COMPLEXITY, RESIDENTS, STUDENTS
Objective: One of the biggest problems in publicly funded dental clinics is the patient waiting list. The appropriate referral plays a key role in avoiding an increase in the number of patients on this waiting list. This study aimed to assess general dentists' diagnostic skills and approaches for different malocclusions.