khadem P #1 Jabarifar E 2 Marofi V 3 Ghasemi D 4 Mohammad Taher V 5
1- Assistant Professor of Community Dentistry Department of Islamic Azad University khorasgan Branch Dental School,Isfahan,Iran.
2- Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry Department of Isfahan University Dental School, Isfahan,Iran.
4- Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry Department of Islamic Azad University khorasgan Branch Dental School, Isfahan,Iran.
# Corresponding Author: khadem P .Assistant professor&Specialist in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, Islamic Azad University of Khorasgan Dental branch
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Background and Aim : Oral health status could be affected the quality of life, hence recognition of related variables, might be a significant aid in recognition of biological, functional and psycho-social aspects of oral diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate oral health status of 30-45 years old individuals and its affects on their quality of life.
Materials and Methods : In this descriptive study 150 people referring to khorasgan dental branch, Isfahan Islamic Azad University, were selected. Oral health status was measured by DMFT and CPITN indexes according to WHO. Also quality of life in regard to oral health was measured with DIDL index, data was analyzed by Mann- whitney test and Pearson coefficient test.
Results: The average score and standard deviation of DMFT, CPITN and DIDL were 12.27 ± 6.79, 0.36 ± 0.5, 0.52 ± 0.6 respectively . Average score of restoration numbers in woman was higher than men.CPITN in men was higher than women. With decreasing socio-economic class ,DMFT and CPITN indexes were increased and quality of life was decreased.
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, there is a significant relation between DMFT, CPITN, and socio- economic factors and the quality of life.
Keywords : Oral health status-DMFT-CPITN-DIDL