Relationship Between the Satisfaction of Removable Denture Patients and Nutritional Status

Rifka Dennisa, Lia Kartika Wulansari, Fakhrana Ariani Ayub

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The success of prosthodontics treatment is affected by the dentist's assessment and patient satisfaction. This study aims to analyze the relationship between the satisfaction of removabledenture patients and nutritional status in the pre-elderly and elderly patients.Eighty-eight subjects (27 males and 61 females) aged 45 years and older who wear removabledentures participated in this cross-sectional study. Data collection of subjects, oral examination,and interviews were conducted using Turker’s Patient’s Perceptions-ID and Mini NutritionalAssessment–Short Form(MNA-SF) questionnaire. Univariate and bivariate data analysis,specifically the Kendall correlation hypothesis test, Chi-square, Mann-Whitney, and Kruskal Wallis,was performed using SPSS software version 25 to determine a correlation between variables.Statistical significance was set at p<0.05.There was a significant relationship with a strong positive correlation between the patientsatisfaction level of removable denture and nutritional status with a p-value of Mann-Whitney test<0.001 and Kendall correlation value of 0.907. Furthermore, the satisfaction of patients andnutritional status had a significant relationship with age and level of education(p<0.05). InConclusion, there is a relationship between satisfaction of removable denture patients andnutritional status. The higher the satisfaction of patients with the denture they use, the better theirnutrition. Age and level of education also contribute to the satisfaction of removable denturepatients and their nutritional status

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1492-1497
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Dentures
  • Nutritional status
  • Patient satisfaction


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