Oral–Health–Related Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents

William Murray Thomson, Hillary L. Broder

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This article describes child oral health–related quality of life measures and provides some examples of their use in determining the effect of clinical interventions, such as dental treatment under general anesthesia, orthodontic treatment, and treatment of orofacial clefting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1073-1084
Number of pages12
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2018


  • Children
  • Dental care
  • Health services research
  • Quality of life
  • Self-report

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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