Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Other-00002353
Title: Awareness about dental hygiene among students in economically weaker society of Hosur city, Krishnagiri district
Category: Others ( DIT Related Science )
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Good dental or oral care is important to maintaining healthy teeth, gums, and tongue. Oral problems, including bad breath, dry mouth, canker or cold sores, temporomandibular disorder, tooth decay, or thrush, are all treatable with proper diagnosis and care. Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Materials and Methods: This study is a questionnaire-based survey. The survey questionnaire comprises questions about dental hygiene including daily brushing habits. This survey was administered to the participants through the survey planet. The result obtained were statistically analyzed. The survey was conducted among 108 students. Results: Awareness about dental hygiene among students in economically weaker society was created. Conclusion: Systematic community- oriented oral health promotion programs are needed to improve oral health in economically weaker society

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    M. Ovia1 , R. Gayathri 2 *, V. Vishnu Priya2

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    1 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: R. Gayathri Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, 160, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    M. Ovia1 , R. Gayathri 2 *, V. Vishnu Priya2

    Title:Awareness about dental hygiene among students in economically weaker society of Hosur city, Krishnagiri district
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (July)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (1201-1204)
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    Methodology:a questionnaire-based survey
    Research Materials:Economically weaker society

Keywords

Bleeding gums Dental caries Economically weaker society Oral hygiene Periodontitis.

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