Prosthodontics treatments are associated with oral complaints like speech, mastication, pain, esthetics etc. Oral complaints vary among removable partial denture and complete denture wearers.
The objective of this study was to investigate the common oral complaints and level of satisfaction in removable denture wearers seen to Department of Prosthodontics, Bacha Khan Medical College, Mardan. Data of oral complaints and level of satisfaction from 100 patients; fifty complete dentures and 50 removable partial dentures were recorded on specially designed proforma. Demographics [age and gender] , details of dentures [presence and type of dentures; removable partial denture or complete denture] , problems with dentures [wearing, eating, communication, aesthetics, psychological] , and satisfaction with dentures were recorded. The eating and wearing problems were more significant with complete denture as compared to removable partial denture p<0.005. Speaking were more difficult with removeable as compared to complete dentures p=0.004. No statistically significant difference was found for psychological between both types of wearers CD wearers were less satisfied with quality and shape of teeth than RPD wearers. Females are less satisfied than males
Munir Khan ,Alamgir Khan ,Abdullah ,Usman Ul Haq ,
Oral complaints and level of satisfaction among the removable denture wearers – a study,
Pak. J. Med. Res. 2015;
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