International Journal of Dentistry / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Assessing Knowledge and Attitude of Dental Patients regarding the Use of Dental Implants: A Survey-Based Research

Table 2

Patient questionnaire to evaluate knowledge and expectations regarding implants.

Male, n (%)Female, n (%)Total, n (%)Significance

What do you anticipate as oral hygiene for the care of implants compared with natural teeth?
Similar13 (13)15 (15)28 (14)X2 = 22.076
More20 (20)49 (49)69 (34.5)
Less19 (19)8 (8)27 (13.5)
No idea48 (48)28 (28)76 (38)

What do you estimate as the functional life of implants (years)?
<1014 (14)16 (16)30 (15)X2 = 22.797
10–2039 (39)18 (18)57 (28.5)
21–2518 (18)13 (13)31 (15.5)
>253 (3)21 (21)24 (12)
No idea26 (26)32 (32)58 (29)

How important for you is the functional outcome of implant supported prosthesis?
Not very important9 (9)1 (1)10 (5)X2 = 14.548
Important52 (52)38 (38)90 (45)
Very important29 (29)39 (39)68 (34)
No idea10 (10)22 (22)32 (16)

Have you ever heard about experiences with implants from your friends?
Yes67 (67)73 (73)140 (70)X2 = 0.857
No33 (33)27 (27)60 (30)

If yes, how successful was the implant?
Successful69 (93.2)54 (72)123 (82.6)X2 = 11.990
Partially successful5 (6.8)19 (25.3)24 (16.1)
Not successful0 (0)2 (2.7)2 (1.3)

Have you ever heard about effects of dental implants on systemic health?
Yes43 (43)54 (54)97 (48.5)X2 = 4.819
No41 (41)39 (39)80 (40)
No idea16 (16)7 (7)23 (11.5)

How are the effects of implant treatments in comparison with common prosthesis treatments?
Not very important2 (2)2 (2)4 (2)X2 = 4.381
Important32 (32)41 (41)73 (36.5)
Very important42 (42)28 (28)70 (35)
No idea24 (24)29 (29)53 (26.5)

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