The aim of our study is to compare incidence of orthodontic malocclusion based on occlusal indices and Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need IOTN , and to evaluate the most commonly used method among the dentists for orthodontic treatment in Sarajevo. The sample consisted of 31 female and 79 male subjects older than 16 years with complete permanent dentition. Subjects were examined according to Occlusal Index Angle classification of malocclusion, overjet, overbite, dental arch crowding and tooth rotation and IOTN index. We conduct survey regarding which indexes are used in deciding on orthodontic treatment need, among primary health care and Orthodontist.

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It is also a hierarchical scale which gives priority to some problems over others. The acronym used for this is:. It is the DHC which primarily decides if a patient needs treatment. Usually, with a score of 4, the AC is also considered.

The Aesthetic Component is useful in a number of ways. The clinician attempts to match the patient to one of the images based on their malocclusions.

However, the AC can also be used to show patients that their malocclusion may not be as bad as they believe. If the AC is 6 or more then generally the patient will receive treatment. Average rating 4. Vote count: 8. No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.

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Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN)

International Medical College. The IOTN is a clinical index to assess orthodontic treatment need. Requirements of medical indices: Clinical validity and reliability Objectivity and provision of quantitative data that can be analyzed Quick to obtain Acceptable for patient and clinician For use directly on the patient or on plaster models with minor modification 74 dentists took part in the validation. See: PAR Index: developed specially for model analysis; both indices were developed by groups of British orthodontists. Zahnimplantate, Parodontosebehandlungen, Aesthetische Zahnbehandlungen. Using a series of 10 color photos the degree of 'dental attractiveness' is assessed.


What is the IOTN?

The IOTN is used to assess the need and eligibility of children under 18 years of age for NHS orthodontic treatment on dental health grounds. The British Orthodontic Society believes that, if treatment has to be rationed, then the IOTN is an objective and reliable way to select those children who will benefit most from treatment and is a fair way to prioritise limited NHS resources. The accurate use of IOTN requires specialist training and the assessment of dental health need for orthodontics using the IOTN should take place in a specialist orthodontic practice. Grade 1 is almost perfection.


What Is The IOTN?

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