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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