Korean Lepr Bull.  2007 Jun;40(1):31-49.

Analysis of Oral State of Hansen's Patients and Denture fabrication for Pre-Prothodontic Oro-maxillofacial minor surgury

  • 1National Sorokdo Hospital, Korea. odc0409@yahoo.co.kr


The purposes of this study were to investigate the oral health care conditions of patients who have Leprous disease, which is an infectious disease(Dental caries: DMF rate and DMFT rate, and Periodontal conditions: CPITN0, CPITN1 CPITN2 CPITN3 ) and the satisfaction of use of denture fabrication related to general, functional and esthetic factors among dental patients for pre-Prothodontic Oro-maxillofacial minor surgury in National sorokdo hospital. The objects for this study were 754patients(male: 453, female: 301, 60-69ages: 340, 70-79ages: 414)treated in the oral health center among Leprous disease patients with gingivitis and periodontal disease, residents in the Sorokdo from 2003, January to 2005, September. 1. The results of Dental caries investigated that the number of 60-80year-old patients group that DMF rate was 99.2% of them, DMFT rate 59.2% 2. The results of periodontal conditios investigated that the number of 60-69year-old patients group were Community Periodontal treatment need index(CPITN)0: 15, CPITN1: 2, CPITN2: 66, CPITN3: 257, and 70-79year-old patients group were CPITN0: 27, CPITN1: 1, CPITN2: 116, CPITN3: 271 (Community Periodontal treatment need index(CPITN)0 of patients who have Leprous disease means anodontia states) 3. Dental fabrication patients for pre-Prothodontic Oro-maxillofacial minor surgury have operated Lower lip reconstruction, Hypergingivotomy, Flap, Alveoloplasty, Tours ostotomy and Apicoectomny


Leprosy; Dental Oral state; Denture fabrication
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