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Coral J Yao, Cong Cao, Michael M Bornstein, Nikos Mattheos
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review was to compare patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) of implant-supported fixed complete dentures (IFCDs) and overdentures (IODs). MATERIAL AND METHODS: PubMed, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, Scopus and Web of Science were searched, complemented by manual search. Studies published in English up to November 2016 comparing removable with fixed implant-supported prosthesis on fully edentulous patients were included. The review focused on impact on patients' oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), satisfaction or other patient-reported outcomes measures...
October 2018: Clinical Oral Implants Research
Norhidayah Mohd Tahir, Wan Nurazreena Wan Hassan, Roslan Saub
Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare vacuum-formed thermoplastic retainers (VFRs) constructed on stone models (VFR-CV) and those constructed on three-dimensional (3D) printed models (VFR-3D) based on patients' perspective and post-treatment stability. Study design: The research was designed as a crossover, randomized control trial. Materials and methods: Subjects comprised patients receiving fixed appliances at a teaching institution and indicated for VFRs...
October 12, 2018: European Journal of Orthodontics
Gerald McKenna, Patrick Finbarr Allen, Martina Hayes, Cristiane DaMata, Ciaran Moore, Michael Cronin
OBJECTIVE: This randomised clinical trial aimed to compare the impact of two different tooth replacement strategies for partially dentate older patients namely; removable partial dentures (RPDs) and functionally orientated treatment based on the shortened dental arch (SDA) concept, on Oral Health-related Quality of Life (OHrQOL). METHODS: 89 patients completed a randomised clinical trial. Patients were recruited in two centres: Cork University Dental Hospital (CUDH) and a Geriatric Day Hospital (SFDH)...
2018: PloS One
Hellevi Ruokonen, Karita Nylund, Jukka H Meurman, Anna M Heikkinen, Jussi Furuholm, Timo Sorsa, Risto Roine, Fernanda Ortiz
OBJECTIVE: This prospective follow-up cohort study analyzed chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients' oral symptoms, health habits, and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), from predialysis to posttransplantation. A simplified questionnaire method (Oral Health Quality Score, OHQS), based on these and clinical findings, was constructed and tested for identifying patients in need for referral to a dentist. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Fifty-three CKD patients were followed up for a mean of 10...
October 2, 2018: Clinical Oral Investigations
Qing Hui Zhi, Yan Zhou, Ye Tao, Xing Wang, Xi Ping Feng, Bao Jun Tai, De Yu Hu, Bo Wang, Yan Si, Chun Xiao Wang, Shu Guo Zheng, Xue Nan Liu, Wen Sheng Rong, Wei Jian Wang, Huan Cai Lin
OBJECTIVE: To explore the clinical and socio-demographic factors influencing oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of Chinese adults in the 4th National Oral Health Survey. METHODS: Multistage stratified cluster sampling and PPS method were used in sampling and 4720 adults aged 35 to 44 years were recruited. The study subjects completed a structured questionnaire in an interview and underwent a clinical examination. The questionnaire was a Putonghua version of the General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) and was completed by the interviewer on the site of the 4th National Oral Health Survey...
2018: Chinese Journal of Dental Research
Niebla Bezerra de Melo, Ítalo de Macedo Bernardino, Daniela Pita de Melo, Daliana Queiroga Castro Gomes, Patrícia Meira Bento
OBJECTIVE: The goal of the present study was to investigate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in patients under treatment for head and neck cancer and to identify the associated factors. STUDY DESIGN: A cross-sectional study was conducted with 102 patients undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer at 2 medical centers. Participants answered a sociodemographic questionnaire and the Brazilian versions of the Medical Outcomes Study 36 (SF-36) and the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14) questionnaires to assess HRQoL and OHRQoL, respectively...
August 22, 2018: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Soraia Pimenta de Araújo Guimarães, Kelly Oliva Jorge, Maria Jussara Fernandes Fontes, Maria Letícia Ramos-Jorge, Cíntia Tereza Pimenta Araújo, Efigênia Ferreira Ferreira, Camilo Aquino Melgaço, Patrícia Maria Zarzar
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence and impact of malocclusion on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) among schoolchildren aged 8 to 10 years and their parents in Diamantina, a town in the southeast of Brazil. A cross-sectional study was conducted with a sample of 390 randomly selected children who were subjected to a clinical oral examination. The Dental Aesthetic Index was used to diagnose malocclusion and the need for orthodontic treatment. The Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ (8-10)) was used to evaluate the impact of malocclusion on OHRQoL...
2018: Brazilian Oral Research
Sarah M Osman, Nadia Khalifa, Mohammed Nasser Alhajj
BACKGROUND: The assessment of oral heath related quality of life (OHRQoL) for complete denture wearers according to a participant's subjective perception may provide an indication of the adaptive capacity of the individual. The aim of this study was to compare and assess the validation of two quality of life measures, the Oral Health Impact Profile-14 (OHIP-14) and Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI), in patients with and without previous denture experience. METHODS: A total of 69 elders (36 male and 34 female; mean age, 63 years) from Dental Clinics of the University of Khartoum and the National University in Sudan, with and without previous denture experience, were included in the study...
September 17, 2018: BMC Oral Health
Ling Sun, Hai Ming Wong, Colman P J McGrath
BACKGROUND: Young adulthood is a time when subjects transform their role from a dependent child to an independent social identity. This cross-sectional study aimed to analyze the sociodemographic and clinical factors that may influence the OHRQoL of 18-year-old young adults. METHODS: A representative sample was selected from Hong Kong. Periodontal status and caries were examined according to WHO criteria. Four orthodontic indices were used to assess malocclusion...
September 17, 2018: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Amelie Bäumer, Dieter Kappesz, Ann-Kathrin Ozga, Christian Mertens, Peter Eickholz, Bernadette Pretzl
OBJECTIVES: To assess OHRQoL in patients with aggressive periodontitis (AgP) after periodontal treatment using the Oral Health Impact Profile-49 (OHIP-49) and compare to patients' dental status. MATERIAL AND METHODS: More than five years after therapy, 71 patients were examined and answered the OHIP-questionnaire. The dental and periodontal status were assessed according to the SSO (Swiss Dental Society) criteria. Descriptive statistics were performed with SPSS, correlation analysis and tests for differences using R 3...
September 14, 2018: Journal of Clinical Periodontology
Katica Parat, Mislav Radić, Katarina Borić, Dijana Perković, Dolores Biočina Lukenda, Dušanka Martinović Kaliterna
Objective This study was performed to identify a possible association of the clinical parameters of systemic sclerosis (SSc) and the socioeconomic status (SES) with oral health-related quality of life (OHrQoL) as measured by the Oral Health Impact Profile 49 (OHIP 49), taking into account the effect of educational level (as a proxy of SES) on oral health. Methods Subjects were recruited from the Croatian SSc Center of Excellence cohort. Detailed dental and clinical examinations were performed according to standardized protocols...
September 13, 2018: Journal of International Medical Research
Preeti Dhawan, Aditi Singh, Anubha Agarwal, Himanshu Aeran
Aim: To assess validity and reliability of Hindi version of Child Oral impact on daily performances (C-OIDP) index among school children in North India. Material and methodology: Descriptive cross sectional study was conducted amongst 250, 11-12 year old school children in primary schools of Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. The study was done in two phases: first phase included assessment of Psychometric and linguistic properties of hindi version of C-OIDP index which was then pilot tested on study subjects...
January 2019: Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research
Anna-Luisa Klotz, Benjamin Tauber, Anna-Lena Schubert, Alexander Jochen Hassel, Johannes Schröder, Hans-Werner Wahl, Peter Rammelsberg, Andreas Zenthöfer
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate possible longitudinal associations between oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and subjective well-being among quinquagenarians and septuagenarians over up to 10 years of clinical observation. METHODS: This research is part of the "Interdisciplinary Study on Adult Development and Aging (ILSE)." All participants lived in an urban region of southwest Germany. One hundred and fifty-two participants born in 1930-1932 (older cohort, OC; n = 54) and 1950-1952 (younger cohort, YC; n = 98) underwent comprehensive psychological, medical and dental examinations at baseline and up to 10 years thereafter...
September 6, 2018: Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
Monalisa C Gomes, Érick T B Neves, Matheus F Perazzo, Saul M Paiva, Fernanda M Ferreira, Ana F Granville-Garcia
Background: Contextual factors may influence oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in children. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of individual and contextual determinants of OHRQoL based on the perceptions of children. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted with a representative sample of 769 five-year-old children from public and private preschools in a city in the countryside of northeast Brazil. Parents/caregivers answered questionnaires addressing psychological aspects, sociodemographic data and aspects of the child's oral health...
2018: PeerJ
Naichuan Su, Hang Wang, Arjen J van Wijk, Corine M Visscher, Frank Lobbezoo, Zongdao Shi, Geert J M G van der Heijden
AIMS: To develop models for prognostic prediction of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) for patients with temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis (TMJ OA) at 1- and 6-month follow-ups after arthrocentesis treatment with hyaluronic acid (HA) injections once a week for 4 weeks. METHODS: From a cohort of 522 adult patients with TMJ OA treated with arthrocentesis with HA injections, 510 and 463 adult patients were included in the 1- and 6-month follow-ups, respectively...
August 28, 2018: Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache
Seham Mohamed, Mario V Vettore
AIM: To evaluate whether socioeconomic position exerts a mediating and/or moderating effect on the association between oral clinical measures and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study analysed data on 5,445 adolescents aged 15-19 years from the Brazilian Oral Health Survey (SBBrasil Project). The numbers of decayed and missing teeth, number of sextants with gingivitis and malocclusion were assessed through oral clinical examinations...
August 27, 2018: International Dental Journal
V Rollon-Ugalde, J-A Coello-Suanzes, A Castaño-Seiquer, E Lledo-Villar, I Espinoza-Visval, A-M Lopez-Jimenez, P Infante-Cossio, A Rollon-Mayordomo
BACKGROUND: The Franciscan Hospital for Children Oral Health-Related Quality of Life questionnaire (FHC-OHRQOL-Q) is an instrument designed specifically for parents and caregivers of patients with special needs that has not yet been applied in Spain. The aim of this study was to adapt it to Spanish and evaluate its reliability and validity in patients with intellectual disability (ID) treated under general anesthesia. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was conducted in two different stages: a) cross-cultural adaptation of the original questionnaire, and b) cross-sectional study on 100 parents and caregivers who completed the piloted FHC-OHRQOL-Q...
September 1, 2018: Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal
Shailesh M Gondivkar, Rahul R Bhowate, Amol R Gadbail, Sachin C Sarode, Shankargouda Patil
Quality of life (QoL) is a vital and often required health outcome measure that is relevant to patient care. A healthy oral cavity enables person to perform daily activities without any limitations. However, any disturbance may result in impaired QoL. The oral health-remains an essential element of people's health and well-being. In recent years, the tradition of clinical practice and research has been changed by incorporating QoL assessment, as it helps in assessment of patients' needs and monitoring treatment responses...
August 13, 2018: World Journal of Clinical Oncology
Ying-Zi Wang, Xu-Xia Wang, De-Hua Zheng, Qian-Qian Wang, Pan-Pan Yang, Jun Zhang
PROPOSE: To compare the changes in oral health-related quality of life(OHRQoL) among adolescent patients and adult patients during orthodontic treatment. METHODS: The clinical data were collected from 81 patients (aged 15 to 25 years old) who underwent comprehensive orthodontic treatment. The participants were divided into 2 groups: adolescent patients (n=43) and adult patients (n=38) by age. OHRQoL was assessed using the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14). All subjects were examined and interviewed at baseline and the end of 3 stages during orthodontics treatment...
April 2018: Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue, Shanghai Journal of Stomatology
Kiran Kaushik, Pankaj Dhawan, Piyush Tandan, Meena Jain
Introduction: Complete edentulism is an eventual oral health outcome and results from the combined pathology of dental caries, periodontal disease, or faulty method of rehabilitation due to reduced cost. Complete edentulism has a significant concern and leads to reduced quality of life (QoL) along with impact on general health. However, it has been observed that due to wider and better oral health services globally, edentulism rate is decreasing every decade. Edentulism is directly related to masticatory and nutritional problems, and some authors regard it as a good mortality indicator...
July 2018: International Journal of Applied and Basic Medical Research
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