Corpus ID: 21373614

Psychosocial impact of anterior dental esthetics on periodontal health, dental caries, and oral hygiene practices in young adults.

@article{Solomon2016PsychosocialIO,
  title={Psychosocial impact of anterior dental esthetics on periodontal health, dental caries, and oral hygiene practices in young adults.},
  author={Deborah Solomon and R. Katz and A. Bush and Victoria K Farley and Trevor J McGerr and H. Min and Anthony M Carbonella and Joseph D Kayne},
  journal={General dentistry},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={
          44-50
        }
}
This study sought to determine whether the self-perceived image of a young adult's anterior dental esthetics is linked with periodontal health, dental caries, and oral hygiene practices. Two hundred subjects were assessed via a clinical examination, including intraoral photographs. The subjects were questioned about their demographics and oral hygiene practices and given the Psychosocial Impact of Dental Aesthetics Questionnaire (PIDAQ) to measure their self-perceived variables related to… Expand
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