Patients' self-perceived impacts and prosthodontic needs at the time and after tooth loss.

@article{Tefilo2007PatientsSI,
  title={Patients' self-perceived impacts and prosthodontic needs at the time and after tooth loss.},
  author={Lin{\'e}ia Tavares Te{\'o}filo and Cl{\'a}udio Rodrigues Leles},
  journal={Brazilian dental journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={91-6}
}
Studies on self-perception have demonstrated that tooth loss is associated with esthetic, functional, psychological and social impacts for individuals. However, not all subjects seek treatment immediately after tooth loss, even when desire for replacement is strongly expressed. The aim of this study was to evaluate the perception of patients submitted to… CONTINUE READING