Background: The aim of the study was to evaluate the dental prosthetic status and treatment needs among the 20–70 year old adults of Makkah region of Saudi Arabia.
Materials and methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted among the Adult population of Makkah region of Saudi Arabia aged 20-70 years. 226 subjects who were above 20 years and who was reporting to Dental OPD of Ibn Sina National College for Medical studies, Jeddah for prosthesis of missing teeth was target of cross-sectional study and these patients were randomly selected. A questionnaire was developed and patient’s consent was taken and examination of the patient was done and data collected. The data was compiled and subjected to descriptive and inferential analysis using the SPSS software version 21. Univariate analysis was performed using Chi-square test at 5% level of significance.
Results: Among the participants, 29.6% of them had crown and 27.4% of them had brides and only 6.2% of them had porcelain veneers. 31.9% of them desired fixed partial denture and 6.2% of them wanted Implant supported prosthesis. 22.6% of them were suitable for removable partial denture, 29.6% of them were suitable for fixed partial denture and only 3.1% of them suitable for Implant supported prosthesis. 38.9% of them opted for removable partial denture, 38.1% of them opted for fixed partial denture and only 13.3% of them opted for Implant supported prosthesis.
Conclusion: Prosthodontists should to be able to understand a patient’s motive in seeking Prosthodontic care and identify these before starting the treatment. This study provides data for an oral health‑care provider program for Makkah region. The study confirms the relationship between increasing age and prosthetic status and treatment needs.
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