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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 314-318

Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQL): A Review


1 Unit of Oral Health Sciences, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
2 Govt. Dental College, Bangalore, India

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Optimal oral health is necessary for over all health of an individual. The measures of oral diseases like caries and periodontitis by using various indices provide little insight into the impact of these disorders on daily living and quality of life. Therefore it is important to understand how people perceive the impact of oral diseases on their quality of life. Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQL) is a relatively new but rapidly growing concept with various instruments designed to measure it. This paper reviews regarding the development and use of these oral health related QoL measures and includes an appraisal of future research needs in this area pertaining India.


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