Patients perception and satisfaction from orthodontic mini implants

Terzieva-Petrovska, Olivera and Papakoca, Kiro and Petrovski, Mihajlo and Atanasova, Sandra and Carceva-Salja, Sofija (2019) Patients perception and satisfaction from orthodontic mini implants. In: 3rd Congress of BAOS & 4th Congress of MOS, 12-15 Sept 2019, Ohrid, North Macedonia.

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Orthodontic mini implants are an inseparable part of the modern treatment of dental defects. The greatest advantage of the mini-implants is that they allow the movement of several teeth without loss of anchorage. Aim: The main aim of this research was to evaluate patients’ perception of mini-implants in context of pain hygiene aesthetics and benefits of their usage. Material and Method: Total number of 12 patients with mini implants was examined. All the mini-implants were placed between maxillary first premolars and first molars. Adequate questionnaire containing questions about pain perception during mini-implant placement and use difficulty with cleaning un-aesthetic appearance difficulty with eating and the benefits was used. Results: After analyzing the data we noted that the factor with the most negative impact on orthodontic mini-implant placement is pain and discomfort during placement followed by the difficulty with cleaning. The factors that had the least negative impact were unaesthetic social appearance and difficulty with eating. Score for benefits and advantages observed by the patients was very high indicating very good satisfaction with the end result. Conclusion: Although some patients evaluated aspects of orthodontic mini-implants usage negatively the mean score for benefits observed are very high indicating good patient satisfaction with treatment. Keywords: Mini-implants Orthodontic mini-implants benefits of treatment advantages of treatment

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Sandra Atanasova
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2019 12:37
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2019 12:37

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