Delphine Priscilla Antony

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    A Retrospective Study on Reasons for Seeking Treatment for Dental Caries and the Associated Factors
    Author(s): Aishuwariya T, Sindhu Ramesh* and Delphine Priscilla Antony

    Oral diseases are among the most prevalent diseases globally and have serious health and economic burdens, greatly reducing the quality of life. The most prevalent and consequential oral diseases globally are dental caries and periodontal disease. Dentistry is perceived to be a useful service only when necessary. People often delay visiting a dentist until they have an acute dental problem. However, there are several advantages of seeking oral care at early stages of oral diseases. First the treatment can be undertaken before the disease process has caused much damage to the oral structures, thus improving the success rate of the treatment. Secondly, the treatment thus rendered would be less expensive because treating early oral lesions is cheaper in terms of shorter treatment time and less material used for the treatment compared to treating advanced lesions. Thirdly, early oral lesi.. Read More»

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