Background: Periodontal disease negatively affects oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). While there is sufficient evidence for the clinical efficacy of periodontal therapy, data on patient-based outcomes are limited.
Objectives: To systematically review the available evidence on the impact of periodontal therapy on OHRQoL in adults.
Material & Methods: MEDLINE, EMBASE, CENTRAL and LILACS were searched without language restrictions. Longitudinal observational and intervention...
Authors: Siddharth Shanbhag, Manu Dahiya, Ray Croucher