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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 103-105

Prevalence of gingival diseases, malocclusion and fluorosis in school-going children of rural areas in Udaipur district


1 Clinical Research Center, Darshan Dental College, Loyara, Udaipur, India
2 Clinical Research Center, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA
3 Dental Council of India, Clinical Research Center, Udaipur, India

Correspondence Address:
V Dhar
Clinical Research Center, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Darshan Dental College and Hospital, Loyara, Udaipur - 313 011, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.33458

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High prevalence of dental diseases has been recorded in Rajasthan, however, not much work has been done to ascertain the prevalence of dental diseases in Udaipur district. This study was conducted among 1,587 government school children of Udaipur district in the age group of 5-14 years for recording the prevalence of gingival diseases, fluorosis and malocclusion. Gingivitis was found in 84.37% of children, malocclusion in 36.42% and fluorosis in 36.36%.






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