POEM 2 of The Japan Health Care Dental Association

POEM no.2

(2007. 8.31)

Number of teeth has close relationship with health related QOL.

SF-8 Health Survey shows that Health related QOL is closely related to the number of teeth.

SF-8 is designed to measure health-related QOL. When people feel healthy, point of SF-8 should be high, whereas lower point indicates that they feel less healthy.