Association of personality traits with oral health status

Shetty, Smitha Sammith and Ming, Joshua Ethan Lee and Sekhar, Shobana and Ying, Ke Yen and Periyasamy, Sangeethaa and Shiun, Teong Dun and Chyi, Sia Jia and Jayarajan, Rohan and Swapna, BV and Kamath, Vignesh (2020) Association of personality traits with oral health status. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (4). pp. 938-940. ISSN 2394-5125

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Abstract

Personality trait refers to individual’s characteristics or pattern of behaviour and is proposed to have influence on oral health. We aimed to assess the relationship of personality traits with the oral health status. The Big Five Inventory was used to assess the personality trait. Oral Hygiene Index - Simplified (OHI-S) and DMFT (Decayed/Missing/Filled Teeth) index was used to assess the oral health. The study showed negative correlation between OHI/DMFT scores with personality traits like Extraversion and Conscientiousness. This indicates that few personality traits have better oral health status and hence special care would be required in other types of personalities

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality; Traits; Oral hygiene; Oral health
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Prosthodontics
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Dentistry > MMMC Melaka
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2020 06:40
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2020 06:40
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/155764

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