Chapter 3. Occlusal Indices

  1. Fiona Grist R.D.N., B.A. (Hons) OU

Published Online: 28 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch3

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

How to Cite

Grist, F. (2010) Occlusal Indices, in Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325522.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333183

Online ISBN: 9781444325522

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Keywords:

  • occlusal indices;
  • Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN) - devised as a scale for standardising measurement;
  • National Health Service (NHS);
  • dental health component;
  • Dental Health ruler, helpful in maintaining - consistent method of taking measurements;
  • aesthetic component - appearance of teeth;
  • dental health component;
  • PAR Index ruler (disposable);
  • PAR Index ruler (autoclavable);
  • NHS, referrals may go through - their local Managed Clinical Network

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dental Health Component

  • Aesthetic Component

  • Par

  • Icon

  • Management