Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia.

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    • Affiliation:
      College of Dentistry, Qassim University
      Department of Conservative Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, Qassim University
      Orthodontic Department, College of Dentistry, Jouf University
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    • Abstract:
      Purpose: To determine factors influencing patients' satisfaction with their dental appearance and evaluate the received dental treatment and patients desire to improve dental aesthetics. Materials and Methods: This is a cross sectional study, conducted among 400 participants in Qassim province. The age range of the participants are > 18 years old. The questionnaires were distributed in selective health care centers and hospitals in Qassim province. Results: 46.8 percent of subjects were overall satisfied with their dental appearance and 53.2 percent were dissatisfied. The highest percentage of dissatisfaction was, tooth color (72.9%) followed by dental decay in front teeth (33.2%), crowding / poor alignment (32.2%), protruding (24.3%), fracture (21%) and non-esthetic restoration (17.9%). In addition, some patients reported that they hide their teeth while smiling (21.5%). 45% of the participants were required general improvement in their teeth appearance. Most subjects were interested in teeth whitening (85.7%). No significant differences between the level of satisfaction and the different age groups, gender, education, habits and oral hygiene aids used excepts for dental floss which showed a significance difference at p < 0.05. Conclusions: 183 of subjects were satisfied overall with their dental appearance while 208 were dissatisfied. This results revealed, highest percent of dissatisfaction was with tooth color (72.9%).
    • Journal Subset:
      Asia; Biomedical; Editorial Board Reviewed; Peer Reviewed
    • ISSN:
      1341-2051
    • MEDLINE Info:
      NLM UID: 9503947
    • Publication Date:
      20200612
    • Publication Date:
      20200612
    • Accession Number:
      143665174
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ALMUTAIRI, H. A.; SOMASUNDARAM, P.; ALAM, M. K. Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia. International Medical Journal, [s. l.], v. 27, n. 2, p. 195–198, 2020. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=rzh&AN=143665174. Acesso em: 15 ago. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Almutairi HA, Somasundaram P, Alam MK. Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia. International Medical Journal. 2020;27(2):195-198. Accessed August 15, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=rzh&AN=143665174
    • APA:
      Almutairi, H. A., Somasundaram, P., & Alam, M. K. (2020). Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia. International Medical Journal, 27(2), 195–198.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Almutairi, Huda Abdullah, Pavithra Somasundaram, and Mohammad Khursheed Alam. 2020. “Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia.” International Medical Journal 27 (2): 195–98. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=rzh&AN=143665174.
    • Harvard:
      Almutairi, H. A., Somasundaram, P. and Alam, M. K. (2020) ‘Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia’, International Medical Journal, 27(2), pp. 195–198. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=rzh&AN=143665174 (Accessed: 15 August 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Almutairi, HA, Somasundaram, P & Alam, MK 2020, ‘Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia’, International Medical Journal, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 195–198, viewed 15 August 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Almutairi, Huda Abdullah, et al. “Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia.” International Medical Journal, vol. 27, no. 2, Apr. 2020, pp. 195–198. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=rzh&AN=143665174.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Almutairi, Huda Abdullah, Pavithra Somasundaram, and Mohammad Khursheed Alam. “Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia.” International Medical Journal 27, no. 2 (April 2020): 195–98. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=rzh&AN=143665174.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Almutairi HA, Somasundaram P, Alam MK. Patients Satisfaction with Self-Perceived Dental Appearance and Esthetic Dental Treatment Parameters in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia. International Medical Journal [Internet]. 2020 Apr [cited 2020 Aug 15];27(2):195–8. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=rzh&AN=143665174