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International Poster Journal of Dentistry and Oral Medicine



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Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 11 (2009), No. 2     15. June 2009
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 11 (2009), No. 2  (15.06.2009)

Poster 444, Language: English

Oral Health Related Quality of Life: Dental Student's Knowledge
Bekes, Katrin/Cifuentes, Ignacio/Petrasic, Ljubica
Objectives: Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQL) is an important patient-centered endpoint. As a part of oral health program development a baseline survey of Chilean and German dental students was performed in order to explore educational experiences and knowledge concerning OHRQL.
Methods: A questionnaire was distributed among 74 Chilean and 50 German dental students in 4th and 5th grade with questions related to OHRQL knowledge. The instrument included questions related OHRQL as a parameter to measure need and results of treatment of a patient . The data was analyzed with chi-square test and was considered significant for p

Keywords: Oral Health Related Quality of Life, Student's Knowledge, Germany, Chile

July 2-5, 2008
86th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR
Toronto, Canada