publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Fatores associados aos sentimentos decorrentes da perda dentária total e às expectativas de reposição protética em adultos e idosos

Livia Fernandes Probst; Gláucia Maria Bovi Ambrosano; Karine Laura Cortellazzi; Luciane Miranda Guerra; Margarete C. Ribeiro-Dasilva; Scott L. Tomar; Marina Ciarântola; Isadora Prata Soldi Konkowski; Rosana de Fátima Possobon;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 01 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: Instituto de Estudos em Saúde Coletiva da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
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Abstract Introduction The tooth loss is considered a serious event on the life of patients and it may take them to social withdrawal. The rehabilitation through prosthetics can improve self-image of total edentulous. Objective This study aimed to assess factors associated with feelings related to tooth loss and the expectations regarding the new prosthesis. Methods A cross-sectional study with 119 total edentulous patients (age range: 29-87 years) undergoing prostheses treatment in a University Clinic. Results The patients who reported having lost their teeth due to fear of undergoing treatment or access difficulties were the ones who suffered most from tooth lo...
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free text keywords: perda de dente, sentimentos, prótese dentária, autoimagem, tooth loss, emotions, dental prosthesis, self concept, Anger, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Psychology, Prosthesis, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Dentistry, business.industry, business, Rehabilitation, Clinical psychology, Feeling, Socialization, medicine.symptom, Sadness, Social withdrawal
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