Dental caries prevalence among preschool children of Hubli

Dharwad city

R. Mahejabeen, P. Sudha, S. S. Kulkarni, R. Anegundi

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Abstract

The prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs in the age group of 3-5 years was estimated among 1500 children of Hubli -Dharwad city. The attitude of mothers towards their children's oral health and its relation with caries prevalence was noted among 200 subjects. The prevalence of dental caries was 54.1%. The attitude of mothers towards children's oral health made a statistical difference in the mean dmft levels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-22
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Volume24
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-03-2006
Externally publishedYes

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Dental Caries
Preschool Children
Oral Health
Mothers
Age Groups
Child Health
Therapeutics

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  • Dentistry(all)

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Mahejabeen, R. ; Sudha, P. ; Kulkarni, S. S. ; Anegundi, R. / Dental caries prevalence among preschool children of Hubli : Dharwad city. In: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry. 2006 ; Vol. 24, No. 1. pp. 19-22.
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In: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Vol. 24, No. 1, 01.03.2006, p. 19-22.

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