Analysis of periodontal status and oral health-related quality of life in patients with mild periodontitis
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 10457-10460
AbstractBackground: According to the World Health Organization, quality of life (QoL) is a
subjective assessment of each individual's cultural, social, and environmental factors.
Over 90% of the general population in developed countries has some kind of
periodontal disease (PD), according to national clinical oral epidemiological studies. PD
can also affect oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). So, the goal of this study
was to see if there was a link between OHRQoL and periodontal health in patients with
Material and methods: Our study included 250 subjects in age group 20-40 years who
reported to the Department of Periodontology. The study was conducted for a time
duration of 6 months. The study participants were given the OHIP-14 questionnaire on
the day of treatment and asked to fill. OHIP-14 questionnaire rates the impact of their
oral health on 14 key areas of oral health related QOL.
Result: According to findings of this studyPD affect oral health-related quality of life
Conclusion: In patients with mild periodontitis, periodontitis had a negative impact on
QOL. Nonsurgical periodontal therapy and personality development counselling have
the potential to improve patient perceptions of dental health and quality of life.
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