Dhanraj Ganapathy*,



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    Oral Hygiene Practices Among Jewellers in Srilanka
    Author(s): Ashinie C, Dhanraj Ganapathy*,* and Keerthi Sasanka

    Prevalence and severity of dental disease vary from individual to individual and is affected by age, gender, education, and socioeconomic status.Most oral diseases, like most chronic pathologies in general, are causally related to lifestyle.Oral hygiene maintenance is an important factor in a person’s life. It helps in maintaining durability and function of our teeth. Oral health knowledge is considered to be an essential prerequisite for health-related behavior. Sri Lanka, a country with a 22 million population, requires an awareness of oral hygiene practices to have a healthy population.The aim of the study is to know the oral hygiene practices among jewellers in Srilanka. A cross sectional survey was initiated from a randomly chosen population of 100 jewellers in Sri Lanka from different districts. Out of the 100 samples all were males. The survey was conducted online using s.. Read More»

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