International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Dental Science | Greece | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019


Prosthetic Status among Greek Population Related to Educational Level

Maria Kotanidou [2] | Fotoula Nikolopoulou [2] | Eleonora Blioumi [2]


Abstract: This cross-sectional study was conducted among the Greek population aged 24-84. During this survey period a total of 275 patients were examined. One hundred and ten [110] males and one hundred and sixty five females were taken part in this clinical survey. One hundred and fifteen patients didnít have and needed prosthetic appliance. Forty five [40, 9 %] males didnít have prosthesis and 40 males of them had higher level of education. Only 5 patients were illiterate. A high percentage of males had university education. A higher proportion of subjects with a low educational level [55, 88 %] were edentulous. The data regarding the educational level of the females and the prosthetic treatment indicated that there was a correlation between higher education and prosthetic status [69 %] The female with low education were edentulous [54, 76 %] Eighteen males were edentulous and 16 females didnít wear complete dentures.


Keywords: Educational level, prosthetic status, complete dentures, edentulous, edentulism


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,


Pages: 548 - 550


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