Incidence of Dental Caries in Relation with Cariogenic Food and Socioeconomic Status among Pediatric Patients release_o4xkqpox2rchtcckjjl7vhyyem

by Md Shoyeb Rahman, Md Habibul Hasan, Md Abul Hossain, Abul Kalam Mohammad Asad

Abstract

Introduction: Dental caries is one of the most common oral health diseases among children all over the world and its consequences cause a lot of pain and suffering. In the present study the effect of cariogenic food and socio-economic status in the initiation of dental caries among pediatric patients was assessed.
 Methodology: Data were collected with a pretested structured interview schedule from 370 participants and their parents attending dental unit, Rajshahi medical college from July 2017 to December 2018. Oral examination was done by dental mirror and probe under sufficient light to find out the dental caries among the children. Data were analyzed using SPSS method.
 Results: 91.35% participants had dental caries. Multiple caries was found highest (56. 58%) in low socio-economic status. 68.38% participants regularly consumed the cariogenic food, of them multiple caries were found in 46.64%.
 Discussion: The prevalence of dental caries among participants was found 91.35%. In the present study family income has influence on the dental caries. In the present study 68.38% participants regularly consumed sugar containing food items and among them multiple carious teeth were found in 46.64% participants.
 Conclusion: Incidence of dental caries is very high among the children of low socio-economic status and who take cariogenic food frequently specially sugar containing food.
 TAJ 2019; 32(2): 43-47
In application/xml+jats format

Published in TAJ Journal of Teachers Association by Bangladesh Journals Online (JOL)
ISSN-L 1019-8555
Volume 32
Page(s) 43-47
Release Date 2020-01-06
Container Type journal
Publisher Bangladesh Journals Online (JOL)

Known Files and URLs

application/pdf  106.8 kB
sha1:0607f6ad2540f6dfd057...
www.banglajol.info (web)
web.archive.org (webarchive)
Read Full Text
Type  article-journal
Stage   published
Date   2020-01-06
Container Metadata
Open Access Publication
Not in DOAJ
In ISSN ROAD
Not in Keepers Registry
ISSN-L:  1019-8555
Fatcat Entry
Work Entity
grouping other versions (eg, pre-print) and variants of this release
Cite This Release
Fatcat Bits

State is "active". Revision:
fe5eedad-92df-4d2a-99de-dc15fee556f6
As JSON object via API