volume 40, issue 1, P20-23 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.03.001
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Stephan Eitner, Manfred Wichmann, Karl Andreas Schlegel, Judith Elisabeth Kollmannsberger, Hans-Joachim Nickenig

Abstract: Preoperative, intermediate, and post-treatment assessments of OHRQoL exhibited significantly different OHIP scores. In contrast to the physicians' assessments, the most unfavourable OHIP scores were reported by patients during the healing period, while the psychological dissatisfaction OHIP subscale represented the most important patient factor.