Dental prosthesis use and/or need impacting the oral health-related quality of life in Brazilian adults and elders: Results from a National Survey.

@article{Azevedo2015DentalPU,
  title={Dental prosthesis use and/or need impacting the oral health-related quality of life in Brazilian adults and elders: Results from a National Survey.},
  author={Marina Sousa Azevedo and Marcos Britto Corr{\^e}a and Juliana Sim{\~a}o Nina de Azevedo and Fl{\'a}vio Fernando Demarco},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={1436-41}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess the impact of use of and need for dental prosthesis (DP) on oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) among Brazilian adults and elders. METHODS This cross-sectional, population-based study, used data from the Brazilian Oral Health National Survey performed in 2010. The sample was representative of adults (35-44 years of age) and elders (65-74 years) at national level. Oral Impact on Daily Performance (OIDP) questionnaire was used to assess the… CONTINUE READING