Event Title

The psychosocial impact of dental aesthetics in UBT patients

Session

Dental Sciences

Description

An important aspect of dental health is its aesthetics, and its effect on psychological life. The psychological impact of dental aesthetics questionnaire (PIDAQ) is an instrument that assess the psychological impact of dental aesthetics was used in prosthodontics patients that were treated at UBT Dental University Clinic. The aim of the study was to assess the effects of dental esthetics into the patient’s dental self-confidence, social impact, psychological impact, and aesthetic attitude. We analyzed the gender difference between women and men and noticed a difference in their attitude towards dental aesthetics and its impact in four dimensions.

Keywords:

Dental aesthetics, dental self-confidence, social impact, psychological impact, aesthetic attitude

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-47-5

Location

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Start Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

End Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2021.401

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The psychosocial impact of dental aesthetics in UBT patients

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

An important aspect of dental health is its aesthetics, and its effect on psychological life. The psychological impact of dental aesthetics questionnaire (PIDAQ) is an instrument that assess the psychological impact of dental aesthetics was used in prosthodontics patients that were treated at UBT Dental University Clinic. The aim of the study was to assess the effects of dental esthetics into the patient’s dental self-confidence, social impact, psychological impact, and aesthetic attitude. We analyzed the gender difference between women and men and noticed a difference in their attitude towards dental aesthetics and its impact in four dimensions.