Anuj Bhargava

Associate Professor, Department of Dentistry, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, M.P, India


  • Research   
    Evaluation of Oral Health Status in Patients of Congenital Cardiac Defects
    Author(s): Richa Sharma, Anuj Bhargava* and Neha Nigam Gupta

    Introduction: Congenital Cardiac Defect are most common anatomical and developmental anomalies of the cardiovascular system. Poor oral health status in such patients predispose them to the risk of developing Bacterial Infective Endocarditis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Oral Health Status of Congenital Cardiac Defect patients. Material and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on (n=50) patients with clinically diagnosed Congenital Cardiac Defect by the Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Department of our Institute during the year 2019-2020. The evaluation of Oral Health Status was done by assessing two dental indices viz Simplified Oral Hygiene Index and Modified Gingival Index. Post data analysis appropriate statistical test were applied. Results: A comparative evaluation of Oral Hygiene Status (Simplified- Oral Hygiene Index scores) was done between male and female st.. Read More»

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