METAL RESTORATIONS;

INFLUENCE OF AGE ON AESTHETIC SATISFACTION OF PATIENT AFTER PROVIDING PORCELAIN FUSED TO METAL RESTORATIONS.

  • Lubna Memon Baqai University, Karachi.
  • Muhammad Rizwan Memon, Dr Institute of Dentistry Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro.
  • Aamir Mehmood Butt Institute of Dentistry Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro.
  • Madiha Waqas Memon Institute of Dentistry Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro.
Keywords: Fixed Partial Denture, Crown, Metal-Ceramic Restorations, Dental Appearance, Satisfaction

Abstract

Introduction: Aesthetic is the most important consideration for the replacement of missing teeth. Traditional metal-ceramic fixed dental prostheses are stronger, clinically recognized, and reliable and will therefore persist the first consideration. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting: Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro. Period: October 2015 to September 2016. Material and Methods: Using non probability consecutive sampling technique. Data from 120 patients regarding effect of age on appearance after providing metal-ceramic fixed prosthesis were collected using the method of interview and examination. Results: The male to female ratio was 1:1.4 with a mean age of 30 years and standard deviation (SD) 10.88. 120 Patients were divided in four age groups. Out of Sixty-six patients with age range from 19 to 30 years, thirty-eight were found to be completely satisfied. Out of 21 patients of 31-40 years old, eighteen were aesthetically satisfied. In another group comprises of 24 patients with an age range 41-50, seventeen showed completely satisfaction. Another group, age range from 51-60 that showed 9 patients, in which six patients were satisfied with fixed prosthesis. Conclusion: Most of the patients in this study were satisfied after providing prostheses. Middle age (31-40years) patients showed more satisfaction comparative to other age groups.

Author Biographies

Lubna Memon, Baqai University, Karachi.

BDS, FCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Prosthodontics

 

Muhammad Rizwan Memon, Dr, Institute of Dentistry Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro.

BDS, FCPS

Associate Professor and Chairman

Department of Prosthodontics

 

Aamir Mehmood Butt, Institute of Dentistry Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro.

BDS, FCPS

Associate Professor

Department of Prosthodontics

 

Madiha Waqas Memon, Institute of Dentistry Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro.

BDS

Lecturer

 

Published
2019-04-10