2018, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part B
Analysis of satisfaction level regarding fixed partial denture: A clinical study
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Aditi Sharma and Dr. Asra Tabbasum
ABSTRACT:Background: Fixed partial denture is commonly used in missing few teeth. For patient’s satisfaction esthetics, performance, and function has to be restored. This study was conducted to analyze patient satisfaction with fixed partial denture. Materials & Methods: This study was conducted on 1050 patients. All patients were asked to answer 20 close‑ended questions that assess the patient’s perceptions of clinical outcome regarding esthetics, masticatory efficiency, speech, the comfort of the FPD and the importance of oral hygiene measure and the ease and practice of cleaning. Results: Out of 1050 patients, males were 550 and females were 500. The difference was non- significant (P- 1). 65% had FPD since 0-4 years, 20% had 4-7% and 10% had > 10 years and 5% had 7-10 years. 80.5% were satisfied with treatment while 19.5% were unsatisfied. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). 85% were satisfied while 15% were unsatisfied. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). 60% were satisfied with their esthetics while 40% were unsatisfied. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Patient satisfaction depends on esthetics and function. Patients were more satisfied with FPD.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Aditi Sharma, Dr. Asra Tabbasum. Analysis of satisfaction level regarding fixed partial denture: A clinical study. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(1):88-90.