Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002735
Title: Prevalence of common dental diseases in 6–15-year-old children visiting Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals
Category: Pharmacology
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    Aim: This study aims to find out the prevalence of common dental diseases in 6–15-year-old children visiting Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai. Background: Dental disease in primary teeth has been widely studied in many countries worldwide. Since it is known to be one of the most common oral diseases of childhood, there are insufficient studies that prove information’s on dental diseases that are common in children. Materials and Methods: The samples were composed of 108 subjects of both sexes and data were collected in the Department of Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai. The study was gathered by clinical examination of the various pediatric patients. Results: The number of male participants in the study was 72 and the number of female participants was 36. From the given clinical study, the most common dental disease occurring between the ages of 6–15 years old is dental caries having a count of 36%. Gingivitis seen in children was found to be 24%. Malocclusion of teeth was a complaint in about 16% of participants, while broken teeth due to trauma add to 10% followed by mobility, which was diagnosed in about 8% of the participants. Stains of the anterior teeth region were found to be only 6%. Conclusion: From the present survey, it can be concluded that the most common dental diseases occurring are caries, while the least commonly occurring is the stains.

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    Palak Mayur Shah, Ganesh Jeevanandan*

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    Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Ganesh Jeevanandan, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Palak Mayur Shah, Ganesh Jeevanandan*

    Title:Prevalence of common dental diseases in 6–15-year-old children visiting Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Sept [ Special Issue 1 ])
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2756-2760)
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    Methodology:Caries, Dental diseases, Gingivitis
    Research Materials:Pediatric patients

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Caries Dental diseases Gingivitis Pediatric patients

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