The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society

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Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 54-

1. A survey to evaluate dental health status and its relationship and effects on headache


Aditya Acharya 
 KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum

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A survey to evaluate dental health status and its relationship and effects on headache. Objective: to determine the impact of dental health status on different types of headaches and its effect on quality of life and socio-economic impact in indian population.. . Methods: a questionnaire survey was conducted on adult subjects from the community of belagavi, karnataka between the age group of 32-45 years. Amongst these 943 subjects, 498 gave a positive response for headache and the rest 455 were used as control. Diagnosis was assigned retrospectively using an algorithm based on the international headache society classification. Headache severity was assessed using migsev scale and disability with migdas scale.. . Result: quality of dental health scores were correlated with the frequency, severity and disability. It was found to be poorer in subjects with chronic daily headaches then in the control subjects. Dental health-related quality of life differed by type of pain condition.. . Conclusion: the results of this study shows a statistically significant relation between the abnormalities in the dental status and occurrence of headaches and impact on quality of life. . Name of the author:dr aditya acharya mds(prosthodontics and crown & bridge). Lecturer, department of prosthodontics,. KLE V K institute of dental sciences, Nehru nagar, belagavi 590010. Contact # 9964318598.