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Assessment of life quality in patients with dentition defects and periodontal diseases before and after prosthesis and implantation of teeth

Author(s): Turusova Е.V. | Bulkina N.V. | Golomazova Е.А. | Meleshina О.V. | Ivanova S.V.

Journal: Saratov Journal of Medical Scientific Research
ISSN 1995-0039

Volume: 7;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 689;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: fixed orthopedic constructions | implantation of teeth | life quality

The aim of the study was to evaluate the quality of life of patients with dentition defects, not substituted by orthopedic constructions, accompanied by periodontal diseases on the basis of comprehensive analysis and to determine the most appropriate method of treatment of this pathology. The study included surveys of patients with dentition defects and periodontal diseases with the help of dental Quality of Life Questionnaire Oral Health Impact Profile-14 (OHIP-14) before and after treatment. Quality of life of patients after implantation of teeth became equivalent to healthy individuals defining the benefits of this treatment before the prosthesis with fixed prosthetic constructions. The use of dental questionnaires of quality of life, such as, OHIP-14 in the treatment of oral diseases helped optimize the approach to the choice of therapy and to predict the advantages of treatment and patient attitude to them
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