Abhirami K

Department of Dental Surgery, PSGIMS and R, Coimbatore, India


  • Research   
    Dental Health Status among College Students and the Treatment Needs
    Author(s): Abhirami K*, Vallig and Karthikeyan MS

    Aim: The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the oral health status and normative need of college students both from urban –rural population of age group 17-23. Materials and method: A descriptive cross-sectional study was done among 3312 college students belonging to urban –rural population of age group 17-23 in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu using purposive sampling method. Data entered in Microsoft excel sheet and analyzed using statistical package for social science (SPSS) version 24. Chi-square test was used for computing statistical significance. Result: Overall dental caries prevalence accounted to 70% (rural-72.12% urban-68.43%) with a mean DT of (1.14) in the rural population than urban population (1.09) and majority of the student’s required one surface restoration. Per.. Read More»

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