publication . Article . 2013

Factors influencing caries status and treatment needs among pregnant women attending a maternity hospital in Udaipur city, India

Kumar, Santhosh; Tadakamadla, Jyothi; Tibdewal, Harish; Duraiswamy, Prabu; Kulkarni, Suhas;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
Abstract
To estimate the prevalence and severity of dental caries along with the treatment needs; to determine the factors that influence dental caries status among pregnant women attending a district maternity hospital in Udaipur, India. Study design: Study sample comprised of 206 pregnant women attending a district maternity hospital in Udaipur, India. Clinical data were collected on dental caries by DMFT and treatment needs as described in World Health Organization Dentition status and Treatment needs. Results: The overall caries prevalence was 87%. Mean caries experience differed significantly among women in various trimesters, it was found...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseasesstomatognathic system
free text keywords: Odontología, UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS, Ciencias de la salud
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