Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 119--121

Prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs in the school-going children of rural areas in Udaipur district


V Dhar1, A Jain1, TE Van Dyke2, A Kohli3 
1 Clinical Research Center, Darshan Dental College, Loyara, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Clinical Research Center, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, USA
3 Patron, Clinical Research Center, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
V Dhar
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Darshan Dental College and Hospital, Loyara, Udaipur - 313 011, Rajasthan
India

Dental caries is among the most common dental problems affecting humans. This condition is a major health problem with high prevalence, globally involving the people of all regions and society. This study was conducted on 1587 government school children of Udaipur district in the age group of 5-14 years for recording the prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs. Dental caries was found in 46.75% children, and 76.87% children required some kind of dental treatment.


How to cite this article:
Dhar V, Jain A, Van Dyke T E, Kohli A. Prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs in the school-going children of rural areas in Udaipur district.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2007;25:119-121


How to cite this URL:
Dhar V, Jain A, Van Dyke T E, Kohli A. Prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs in the school-going children of rural areas in Udaipur district. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2007 [cited 2019 Aug 18 ];25:119-121
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