International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

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The oral health status among army personnel in patna bihar – a descriptive cross sectional study

Article : Open access

Article type : Research Article

Volume : 6

Issue : 1

Year : 2020

Author : Anaba Asif, Sadananda L D, Veeranna Ramesh, Aaysha Tabinda Nabi, B S Suma

Page no : 27-35

Abstract : Background: To study the association between oral health status and army personnel in Patna (Bihar). Aims & Objective: To assess the oral health status among army personnel in Patna, Bihar. Materials and Methods: A total of 700 army personnel’s were evaluated and oral examination was done by using CPI probe. WHO oral health assessment form (2013)9 was used to assess the Dentition status, periodontal status, presence or absence of oral mucosal lesion. Result: A total of 700 army personnel’s were selected from the Patna, Bihar of which 99.7% were males and 0.3% were females. 65.6% were in the age group of 21-? 35 years and 46.4% were in the age group of >35-55 years. Keywords: Oral health, Periodontal status, Oral mucosal condition, Dental caries and dental fluorosis.