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Research Article

Exploring Obstacles for Dental Care among the SCI Population

Amy L Sullivan1*, Ray Holder2, Tracy Dellinger2, Angelia Garner1 and Jessica Bailey3

1Dental Hygiene Program, School of Health Related Professions, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS 5, Mississippi, USA

2School of Dentistry, Advanced General Dentistry Program, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS 5, Mississippi, USA

3School of Health Related Professions, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS 5, Mississippi, USA

*Corresponding Author:
Amy L Sullivan
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Received Date: July 23, 2013; Accepted Date: September 23, 2013; Published Date: September 26, 2013

Citation: Sullivan AL, Holder R, Dellinger T, Garner A, Bailey J (2013) Exploring Obstacles for Dental Care among the SCI Population. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 1:154. doi: 10.4172/2329-9096.1000154

Copyright: © 2013 Sullivan AL, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

Study Design: Survey comparative analysis of SCI population with general population in terms of dental care. Objectives: Examine differences between spinal cord injury (SCI) population and general population in a southeastern state to explore dental care issues. Methods: Survey of 92 SCI patients with comparison to BRFSS data prevalence report. Results: Significantly fewer SCI patients had teeth cleaned or a dental visit within the past year when compared to general population controls. People with SCI also had more teeth extracted, report worse general health, smoke more, and have a lower satisfaction of life when compared to the general population. Conclusion: Individuals with SCI do not receive adequate oral care. Although many known obstacles for dental care have been researched, the obstacles for people with SCI to receive adequate dental care are multifaceted and warrant more study.

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