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A retrospective study on the etiological factors of orofacial pain in a Malaysian sample

Mustafa, Naziyah Shaban and Kashmoola, Muhanad Ali Hamdon and Mustafa Al-Ahmad, Basma Ezzat and Hazman Fansuri, Mardhiah Abidah and Mohamad Jurimi, Nur Hazwani and Kashmoola, Sayfaldeen (2021) A retrospective study on the etiological factors of orofacial pain in a Malaysian sample. European Journal of Dentistry. pp. 1-5. ISSN 1305-7456 E-ISSN 1305-7464

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Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to examine the etiological factors of orofacial pain for patients attending dental clinic at Faculty of Dentistry, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Materials and Methods: This retrospective study examined the data of 248 patients who have attended dental clinic at Faculty of Dentistry IIUM and suffering from different types of orofacial pain. The data were collected from January 2010 to November 2018. The etiologies of pain were classified according to International Classification of Orofacial Pain, 1st edition (2020). Statistical Analysis: The association of age and gender with orofacial pain was evaluated by using the Chi-square test, and the significance level was set to 0.05. Results Collected data showed that orofacial pain has different etiologies among the patients attending the dental clinic at Faculty of Dentistry IIUM. Moreover, a statistically significant relation was observed between orofacial pain toward gender and different age group. Conclusion; The findings proposed that the orofacial pain has a variety of etiological factors with the highest percentage of orofacial pain attributed to disorders of dentoalveolar and anatomically related structures among patients attending dental clinic at Faculty of Dentistry IIUM. Keywords

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5816/93811
Uncontrolled Keywords: Etiological factors, orofacial pain, Malaysian
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Department of Fundamental Dental and Medical Sciences
Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Diagnosis
Depositing User: Dr Basma Al-Ahmad
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2021 09:12
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022 09:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/93811

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