What do measures of 'oral health-related quality of life' measure?

  title={What do measures of 'oral health-related quality of life' measure?},
  author={David D Locker and Finbarr Allen},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  volume={35 6},
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 been a proliferation of measures designed to quantify those outcomes. These measures, which were initially designated as socio-dental indicators or subjective oral health indicators are now more usually referred to as measures of oral health-related quality of life (OH-QoL). This is based on the… CONTINUE READING
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