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Table 1 Dental Aesthetic Index items in order of recording

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the child perceptions questionnaire (CPQ11–14) among children in Lebanon

Aesthetic Index Components Regression coefficients (Rounded weights)
Missing visible teeth (incisor, canine, or premolar teeth in maxillary and mandibular arches) 6
Crowding in the incisal segments (0 = no segment crowded; 1 = 1 segment crowded; 2 = 2 segments crowded) 1
Spacing in the incisal segments (0 = no spacing; 1 = 1 segment spaced; 2 = 2 segments spaced) 1
Midline diastema in mm 3
Largest anterior irregularity in mm (maxillary) 1
Largest anterior irregularity in mm (mandibular) 1
Anterior maxillary over-jet in mm 2
Anterior mandibular over-jet in mm 4
Vertical anterior open-bite in mm 4
Anterior-posterior molar relation (0 = Normal; 1 = 1/2cusp; 2 = Fullcusp) 3
Constant 13