Effect of Complete Denture Prosthesis on Speaking Rate in Edentulous Individuals

Kaur, Puneet and Devadiga, Deepa N and Bhat, Jayashree S and Shetty, Thilak B and Shenoy, Vidya K (2019) Effect of Complete Denture Prosthesis on Speaking Rate in Edentulous Individuals. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 10 (5). pp. 168-173. ISSN 0976-0245

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Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the speaking rate without dentures and post denture insertion among the geriatrics. Method: A total of (N=20) aged 60-75 years, requiring removable complete denture prosthesis were recruited. The speech rate was recorded using motor speech profile program.Result: The Speaking rate was slower among the geriatric group compared to the control. However the mean speaking rate was found to be better with denture insertion as compared to without dentures thereby improving the speech intelligibility.Conclusions: It is recommended to draw attention to possible speech problems post rehablitation with the complete dentures.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Speaking rate; Denture Insertion; Motor speech Profile
Subjects: Allied Health > MCOAHS Manipal > Speech and Hearing
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2019 05:59
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2019 05:59
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/153877

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