口腔衛生に関する患者意識 : 患者の口腔衛生行為や義歯治療に対する満足度との関連性 [in Japanese] Patients' Consciousness of Dental Health : Relationship between Patients' Consciousness and Patients' Practice for Dental Health or Patients' Satisfaction with Prosthetic Treatment with Removable Dentures [in Japanese]
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of patients' consciousness of dental health, using the information obtained through the questionnaire that was reorganized from our previous study. Applying the quantification method of the third type, the patients' information obtained through the questionnaire was expressed in figures. In this study, the relationship between these scores and how well patients practice dental health or how satisfied patients are with prosthetic treatment with removable dentures was investigated.<BR>The results were as follows:<BR>1. The scores of patients' consciousness of dental health manifested the degree of patients' interest in dental health.<BR>2. In the scores of patients' consciousness of dental health, a significant difference was observed according to the frequencies of patients practicing dental health (p<0.001).<BR>3. Patients' satisfaction with prosthetic treatment with removable dentures was dependent on a high score of patients' consciousness of dental health.<BR>4. It was considered indispensable to grasp the structure of patients' consciousness of dental health for empowerment on prosthetic treatment.
- Nihon Hotetsu Shika Gakkai Zasshi
Nihon Hotetsu Shika Gakkai Zasshi 43(2), 244-250, 1999-04-10
Japan Prosthodontic Society