Abdolrahim Davari

Department of Operative and Aesthetic Dentistry, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran


  • Research   
    Relationship of DMFT and Glomerular Filtration Rate in Adults Residing in Shahedieh city, Yazd Province
    Author(s): Abdolrahim Davari, Alireza Daneshkazemi, Sanaz Abbasi* and Farzad Ziaei

    Background and Objectives: Oral health is a strong predictor of general health and the quality of life. Of all systemic diseases, renal disease is the most important cause of morbidity and mortality. Kidneys are among the critical organs for general health. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs following progressive and irreversible destruction of nephrons, which is associated with decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR), and increased serum Creatinine and blood urea nitrogen (BUN). Studies regarding the oral health status and prevalence of caries in patients with CKD are limited and controversial. Thus, this study aimed to assess the correlation of DMFT and GFR in adults residing in Shahedieh city. Materials and Methods: Information for this study was collected from the Yazd Shahedieh Project conducted on 9000 people. The serum Creatinine level, and age, gender and weight of patient.. Read More»

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