PROSTHETIC TREATMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON ORAL HEALTH OF A GROUP OF INSTITUTIONALISED PATIENTS

Dan Nicolae Bosânceanu, Dana Gabriela Bosînceanu, Ioana Mârțu, Ionuț Luchian, Maria Alexandra Mârțu-Stefanache, Ancuța Goriuc,Monica Tatarciuc, Norina Consuela Forna

Abstract:

In the context of demographic aging, the demographic pressure conditions brought by population segment over 65 years, it is obvious that the proportion health problems specific to this age increase, representing a challenge to the medical world.In older adults, OHRQoL is known to be associated with socioeconomic status with regular dental visits, subjective masticatory capacity and the number of remaining natural teeth. By analyzing and processing the data obtained through questionnaires we got that gender, education level, state of life, ability to obtain living expenses, status dentures, dental checks, treatments and dental visits in the past year were not significantly associated with altered stomatognathic system functions and total scores of GOHAI

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