IMPACT OF PROSTHODONTIC TREATMENT ON THE ORAL HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN A MAXILLECTOMY PATIENT WITH MULTIPLE IMPAIRMENTS

Authors

  • Muhammad Faheemuddin
  • Nazia Yazdanie
  • Muhammad Sohaib Nawaz

Abstract

Oral Health Related Quality of Life is an important component in the treatment of a patient. Patients with multiple impairments have a compromised quality of life, which is further worsened by ablative maxillary surgery. A properly made oral prosthesis aids in the daily life functions and therefore, has a positive impact on the quality of life of the patient. This article discusses a case in which prosthodontic treatment improved the Oral Health Related Quality of Life in a maxillectomy patient having multiple impairments.Keywords: Quality of life, Oral Health Related Quality of Life, maxillectomy, multiple impairments, palatal obturator

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2014-06-01