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Research Article

A Retrospective Study of Treatment Complexity and Efficiency in a Brazilian Undergraduate Comprehensive Dental Care Program

Table 2

Distribution of complexity scores for clinical procedures ranked by judges, listed in descending order of the complexity score.

ProcedureMean (SD)Median

1Endodontic retreatment of posterior teeth10.3 (1.0)11.00
2Endodontic treatment of posterior teeth9.6 (1.4)10.00
3Fixed partial denture9.5 (1.7)10.00
4Crown lengthening8.6 (1.6)8.50
5Removable partial denture8.4 (2.0)9.00
6Complete denture8.4 (2.1)9.00
7Endodontic retreatment of anterior teeth7.9 (1.9)8.50
8Metallic indirect post7.7 (1.7)8.00
9Gingivectomy7.7 (1.7)7.00
10Indirect resin restoration7.7 (1.8)7.00
11Extraction posterior teeth7.6 (2.5)8.00
12Gingivoplasty7.5 (2.5)7.50
13Frenectomy7.3 (2.1)7.50
14Cast metallic restoration7.3 (2.4)8.00
15Biopsy7.2 (2.8)7.00
16Aesthetic facet8.9 (1.5)9.00
17Acrylic temporary crown6.8 (2.7)8.00
18Direct endodontic post6.7 (1.9)6.00
19Acrylic removable partial denture6.4 (1.9)7.00
20Endodontic treatment of anterior teeth6.1 (2.2)6.00
21Internal bleaching6.1 (1.8)6.00
22Subgingival debridement6.0 (2.6)6.00
23Class IV composite resin restoration5.7 (2.4)6.00
24Class VI composite resin restoration5.3 (2.4)5.00
25Class VI amalgam restoration5.3 (2.6)5.00
26Endodontic treatment of anterior teeth5.2 (2.1)6.00
27Class III composite resin restoration5.1 (1.8)5.00
28Class II composite resin restoration4.9 (2.0)5.00
29Class II amalgam restoration4.8 (1.8)4.00
30Treatment planning4.5 (2.4)4.00
31Class V amalgam restoration4.3 (2.1)4.00
32Class V composite resin restoration4.2 (2.4)4.00
33Class IV amalgam restoration4.0 (0.0)4.00
34Supragingival debridement3.3 (1.6)3.00
35Ionomer restoration3.3 (1.6)3.00
36Class I composite resin restoration3.3 (1.9)3.00
37Cervical desensibilization3.1 (1.9)2.00
38Class III amalgam restoration3.0 (0.0)3.00
39External bleaching3.0 (1.6)2.00
40Class I amalgam restoration2.9 (1.6)2.00
41Provisional direct restoration2.2 (1.6)2.00
42Sealant2.1 (1.5)2.00
43Plaque control2.0 (1.6)1.00
44Topical fluoride application1.2 (0.6)1.00
45Chairside dental hygiene orientation1.2 (0.5)1.00