COVID-19 Hastalarının Ağız Sağlığı ve COVID-19 arasındaki İlişki Hakkındaki Görüşü: COVID-19 Ev Karantinası Esnasında Verilen Yanıtlar


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Gürbüz S., İlaslan Hallaç B., Hallaç Z. L. , Bodur A.

ADO Klinik Bilimler Dergisi, vol.11, no.3, pp.232-237, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

Abstract

Objective: Patients with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) have been reported to have a variety of oral symptoms, including acute periodontal lesions. However, there are a limited number of studies in the literature reporting the views of COVID-19 patients on oral health. The present study aims to examine the views of COVID-19 patients in-home quarantine regarding the possible relationship between oral health and COVID-19. Material and Methods: A face-to-face interview was conducted by the filiation team with 500 patients with a diagnosis of COVID-19 in-home quarantine, visited between January and April 2021. The patients were asked the question, “Do you think there is a relationship between COVID-19 and oral health?” The answers were analyzed by age, gender, and education level. Results: Of the 500 patients (290 female, age±SD, 38.2±12.7), 216 (43.2%) replied "yes". 50.7% of the females and 32.9% of the males responded stating that there is a relationship (p