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A modified short version of the oral health impact profile for assessing health-related quality of life in edentulous adults.
  • F. Allen, D. Locker
  • Medicine
  • The International journal of prosthodontics
  • 1 September 2002
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to develop a shortened version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) appropriate for use in edentulous patients and to evaluate its measurement properties. Expand
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What do measures of 'oral health-related quality of life' measure?
The terms 'health-related quality of life' and 'quality of life' are now in common use to describe the outcomes of oral health conditions and therapy for those conditions. In addition, there has beenExpand
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Patient satisfaction following restoration of shortened mandibular dental arches in a randomized controlled trial.
PURPOSE Removable partial dentures (RPD) used to restore the severely shortened mandible may adversely affect the remaining natural teeth and are associated with a low prevalence of use. This pilotExpand
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The impact of hypodontia: a qualitative study on the experiences of patients.
Congenital absence of teeth affects 2-6 per cent of the population, but its impact on quality of life (QoL) is not fully understood. The symptoms of hypodontia can vary and therefore also theExpand
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Food selection and perceptions of chewing ability following provision of implant and conventional prostheses in complete denture wearers.
The loss of natural teeth compromises chewing efficiency, and edentulous patients often have a diet that is deficient in fibre and vitamins. Prostheses that are retained on implants offer theExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of tooth replacement strategies for partially dentate elderly: a randomized controlled clinical trial.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis comparing two different tooth replacement strategies for partially dentate older patients, namely partial removable dental prostheses (RDP) andExpand
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Effect of reducing the number of items of the Oral Health Impact Profile on responsiveness, validity and reliability in edentulous populations.
BACKGROUND The 49-item Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) has shown strong responsiveness, reliability and validity. However, the large number of items included may limit its use in clinical trials,Expand
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No significant retest effects in oral health-related quality of life assessment using the Oral Health Impact Profile
Objective. To investigate retest effects in assessment of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) in patients requiring prosthodontic treatment. Material and methods. The German 49-item OHIP wasExpand
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Stability of dental implants in grafted bone in the anterior maxilla: longitudinal study.
We aimed to assess the stability over time of dental implants placed in grafted bone in the maxilla using resonance frequency analysis, and to compare the stability of implants placed in grafted andExpand
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The short-term effect of prosthodontic treatment on self-reported oral health status: the use of a single-item questionnaire.
PURPOSE To describe self-reported oral health status before and after treatment in patients treated with fixed, removable, and complete dentures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Subjects were a convenienceExpand
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