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A SURVEY OF THE TREATMENT IN FREE MOBILE DENTAL CLINIC AT THE DISABLED RESIDENTIAL FACILITES (SURVEY OF FREE MOBILE DENTAL CLINIC: AT DISABLED RESIDENTIAL FACILITES)
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A SURVEY OF THE TREATMENT IN FREE MOBILE DENTAL CLINIC AT THE DISABLED RESIDENTIAL FACILITES (SURVEY OF FREE MOBILE DENTAL CLINIC: AT DISABLED RESIDENTIAL FACILITES)
Lim, Hyun soo; Lee, Hyo-Seol; Choi, Sung Chul; Lee, Eun young; Kim, Kwang Chul;
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 Abstract
The people with disabilities living in residential facilities have more difficulty in caring oral hygiene than those living at home. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the recent 2014 dental treatment records of free mobile dental clinic service for disabled people in Korea. 203 disabled living in residential facilities participated in mobile dental clinic. Patients classified according to types of disability. Mental retardation were 75.3%, mental disorder were 6.0%, crippled disorder were 7.4%, brain disorder were 6.5%, visual disorder were1.4%, auditory and speech disorder were 2.3% and autism disorder were 0.9%. Performed treatments were 99 scaling and curettage, 88 fluoride varnish and TBI, 4 extraction, 1 endodontic treatment, 16 caries control (resin filling, GI filling), 1 denture repair and 8 refuse the treatment. Free mobile dental clinic can not provide complex dental treatment. So, the organization should systemize advanced dental treatment and regular preventive programs. Furthermore, we need to have a more concerns about the people with disabilities living in residential facilities and constantly participate on a dental voluntary work.
 Keywords
Persons with disabilities;Residential facilities;Dental treatment;
 Language
Korean
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