A reply was published on 7 September 2012, see Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(9), 3283-3285.

This is a comment on Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(8), 3277-3286 .

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(9), 3280-3282; doi:10.3390/ijerph9093280
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Comments on: Cardoso, C.F.; Drummond, A.F.; Lages, E.M.B.; Pretti, H.; Ferreira, E.F.; Abreu, M.H.N.G. The Dental Aesthetic Index and Dental Health Component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need as Tools in Epidemiological Studies. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 3277–3286

1 Active Research Group, APS, Lucknow 226003, India 2 Department of Prosthodontics, Babu Banarasidas College of Dentistry, BBD University, Lucknow 227105, India 3 Department of Prosthodontics, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Safedabad, Barabanki 225003, India 4 Department of Orthodontics, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow 227105, India
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Received: 27 January 2012; Accepted: 27 January 2012 / Published: 7 September 2012
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Abstract: In regard to the article entitled “The Dental Aesthetic Index and Dental Health Component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need as Tools in Epidemiological Studies” by Cardoso et al. [1] which checks the validity and agreement of two scales for orthodontic treatment need, we would like to draw your attention to a number of discrepancies in the design and methodology which have affected the results. [...]

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Arora, V.; Gupta, N.K.; Nath, D.K.; Tandan, A.; Chandra, P. Comments on: Cardoso, C.F.; Drummond, A.F.; Lages, E.M.B.; Pretti, H.; Ferreira, E.F.; Abreu, M.H.N.G. The Dental Aesthetic Index and Dental Health Component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need as Tools in Epidemiological Studies. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 3277–3286. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9, 3280-3282.

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Arora V, Gupta NK, Nath DK, Tandan A, Chandra P. Comments on: Cardoso, C.F.; Drummond, A.F.; Lages, E.M.B.; Pretti, H.; Ferreira, E.F.; Abreu, M.H.N.G. The Dental Aesthetic Index and Dental Health Component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need as Tools in Epidemiological Studies. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 3277–3286. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2012; 9(9):3280-3282.

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Arora, Varun; Gupta, Narendra Kumar; Nath, Dilip K.; Tandan, Amrit; Chandra, Pratik. 2012. "Comments on: Cardoso, C.F.; Drummond, A.F.; Lages, E.M.B.; Pretti, H.; Ferreira, E.F.; Abreu, M.H.N.G. The Dental Aesthetic Index and Dental Health Component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need as Tools in Epidemiological Studies. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 3277–3286." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 9, no. 9: 3280-3282.

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