Evaluation of patient satisfaction with fixed Prosthodontic therapy visiting Prosthodontic department of a Teaching Dental Hospital

Patient Satisfaction Towards Fixed Prosthodontic therapy


  • Naila Zubair Department of Prosthodontics Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar,
  • Muhammad Raza Department of Prosthodontics Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Sartaj Khan Department of Prosthodontics Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Bushra Ubaid Department of Prosthodontics Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Afshan Alam Department of Prosthodontics Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Lubna Hashim Department of Prosthodontics Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Zahida Ali Department of Prosthodontics Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan




Fixed Prosthesis, Satisfaction, Aesthetics, Mastication, Speech


One of the important aspects of any successful prosthodontics treatment is the satisfaction level of patients with that particular treatment. Crowns and fixed partial dentures besides fulfilling clinical and laboratory norms must also satisfy the needs of patients. Objective: To evaluate satisfaction level of patients with crown and bridge they received in the past. Methods:  This cross sectional study had a total of one hundred patients (males and females) who were evaluated for the satisfaction level of crown and bridges they received in recent past. Through a convenient sampling technique and present inclusion and exclusion criteria only those patients were considered who presented with the problem other than the existing fixed prostheses under consideration for the study. Self structured questionnaire was used to assess patient’s satisfaction on the basis of type of prosthesis used, material of prosthesis, mastication, perceived aesthetics, taste of food and foul smell. Data were analysed through SPSS version 23.0. Results: Study had 46 males and 54 females with a mean age of 37 years. Majority of patients presented with metallic ceramic crowns. Approximately 79% patients were found to be comfortable with mastication. Most of the patients (98%) were satisfied with aesthetic while 93% patients did not feel any bad smell. A very small percentage of patients were not satisfied with their taste of food and speech. Conclusions: Overall satisfaction of patients on a scale from 1-10 showed that maximum number of patients were found to be satisfied from their previous crown and fixed partial denture treatment.


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DOI: 10.54393/pjhs.v3i06.352
Published: 2022-11-30

How to Cite

Zubair, N. ., Raza, M. ., Khan, M. S. ., Ubaid, B. ., Alam, A. ., Hashim, L. ., & Ali, Z. (2022). Evaluation of patient satisfaction with fixed Prosthodontic therapy visiting Prosthodontic department of a Teaching Dental Hospital : Patient Satisfaction Towards Fixed Prosthodontic therapy. Pakistan Journal of Health Sciences, 3(06), 212–215. https://doi.org/10.54393/pjhs.v3i06.352



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