publication . Article . 2011

Oral health-related quality of life of a consecutive sample of Spanish dental patients

Montero Martín, Javier; Yarte, José María; Bravo Pérez, Manuel; López-Valverde Centeno, Antonio;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Medicina Oral Patología Oral y Cirugia Bucal (eissn: 1698-6946, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medicina Oral, S.L.
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Objectives: Assessment of the oral health-related quality of life and the modulating factors of patients deman-- ding dental treatment in the city of Salamanca, through the use of two validated instruments: the OIDP-sp (Oral Impacts on Daily Performance) and OHIP-14 (Oral Health Impact Profile). Study design: the study was conducted on a consecutive sample of 200 patients aged 18-65 years visiting an Integral Dental Centre in the city of Salamanca. Two validated instruments (OIDP-sp and OHIP-14) were used to measure the oral health-related quality of life. An analogue visual scale was used to register oral satisfaction. Data on sociodemographic background, behav...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, General Dentistry, CONSECUTIVE SAMPLE, Young adult, Medicine, business.industry, business, Oral health, Social class, Rural area, Quality of life, Visual scale, Statistical analysis, Gerontology, UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS
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