Anuj Bhargava

Department of Dentistry, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India


  • Research Article   
    Impact of Early Childhood Caries on Quality of Life of Children and Their Parents: A Cross Sectional Study
    Author(s): Anuj Bhargava*, Anupama Ahirwar and Mehak Gupta

    Introduction: Early Childhood Caries (ECC) is emerging as a public health issue and proper understanding of its impact on quality of life of children and their parents is required to be evaluated so that preventive and treatment protocols are devised. The aim of this cross sectional questionnaire based study was to assess the impact of ECC on QOL of Children and their parents. Material and Methods: This questionnaire based cross sectional study was conducted on (n=100) healthy children with clinically diagnosed ECC using DMFT index who attended dental outpatient department of our Institute during the year 2020-2022. Children diagnosed with ECC and their Parents were given separate pre tested & pre validated questionnaires. After completing the questionnaire appropriate statistical tests were applied and results were analysed. .. Read More»

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