Kamal Shigli

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OBJECTIVES To examine the reasons for tooth loss in an adult population. METHODS Patients who reported to the department of prosthodontics in Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum, located in the north-western part of the state of Karnataka, in the southern region of India over a period of 2 months, with at least one missing tooth (excluding third molars)(More)
OBJECTIVE Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) is a 12-item measure of "patient-reported oral functional problems" intended for use in the assessment of the effectiveness of dental treatment. DESIGN AND SETTING As there is scanty literature available on GOHAI in the Indian population, the present study was undertaken to assess the changes in(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Occlusal disharmony due to processing can cause discomfort to the patient. PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to identify whether refinement in occlusion was correlated with patient comfort and the number of postinsertion visits. MATERIAL AND METHODS Maxillary and mandibular complete dentures were fabricated for 30(More)
The health of industrial workers often goes uncared for due to their stressful working conditions, busy schedules and poor economic conditions. A cross-sectional survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of tooth loss, prosthetic status and treatment needs among industrial workers in Belgaum, Karnataka, India according to the criteria described in(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the attitude towards replacement of teeth among patients who reported to the department of prosthodontics in the Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum, which is located in the northwestern part of the state of Karnataka in the southern region of India. A fourteen-item, closed-ended questionnaire was completed by 365(More)
  • Kamal Shigli
  • Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of…
  • 2009
Complete denture treatment does not end with the insertion of the finished prosthesis. Regular denture maintenance by the patient and periodic consultation with the prosthodontist are essential for the long-term success of treatment. This article attempts to focus on the points to be considered in the aftercare of the complete denture patient.
This cross-sectional study was planned to evaluate the prosthetic status and treatment needs among patients who reported to the department of prosthodontics in Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum. A proforma was designed consisting of questions on sociodemographic factors like age, sex, socioeconomic status and a clinical examination was carried out(More)
The aim of this study was to determine prosthodontic faculty members' satisfaction with their roles of teaching, research, and service in academic dental institutions of India. The head of the prosthodontic department of each institution was informed of the study by telephone and asked to invite his or her staff members to complete a questionnaire. The(More)
OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were to measure the level of dental anxiety and its correlation with dental history, denture satisfaction and other variables. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted on 150 completely edentulous patients reporting to the Department of Prosthodontics, KLES's Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum,(More)
OBJECTIVE Knowledge of subjects regarding prosthodontic treatment may play a role in their acceptance of the prostheses. The purpose of this survey was to assess the knowledge of prosthodontic treatment among the denture-wearers and non-denture-wearers reporting to the Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum. METHODS A self-designed closed-ended(More)