Proceedings of the 11th International Dentistry Scientific Meeting (IDSM 2017)

Patient’s Self-Assessment on Orofacial Aesthetic

Authors
Chu Mian Loo, Hsiao Ting Ong, Natasya Ahmad Tarib, Ting Khee Ho
Corresponding Author
Chu Mian Loo
Available Online May 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/idsm-17.2018.7How to use a DOI?
Keywords
orofacial esthetic, self-assessment, anterior teeth restorations, prosthodontics
Abstract
Appearance is important in social interactions and are very subjective. The pa-tients’ demand is crucial to achieve successful esthetic results. Demographic background may be one of the contributing factors that lead to such a demand. Orofacial Esthetic Scale (OES) has been developed to measure these esthetic as-pects. It contains seven (7) orofacial esthetic aspects. A total of 70 patients requir-ing anterior direct or indirect restorations were recruited through convenience sampling and answered OES during their visit to the dental clinic in Universiti Ke-bangsaan Malaysia. A chi-squared test was used to correlate patient’s back-ground variables and their orofacial esthetic perception. Patients were generally satisfied with their overall orofacial esthetic. Three esthetic aspects that patients were most dissatisfied with were missing tooth (77.5%), asymmetrical dental arch (42.9%) and tooth color (41.4%). Patients’ orofacial esthetic perceptions did not differ significantly regardless of their various backgrounds, except ethnicity. The findings suggested that there was no significant influences of background varia-bles on patient’s orofacial esthetic perception. OES can serve as a comprehensive index for clinicians to understand patients’ orofacial esthetics perception and ex-pectation of treatment outcomes.
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Proceedings
11th International Dentistry Scientific Meeting (IDSM 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
May 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-513-9
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/idsm-17.2018.7How to use a DOI?
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