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 : 2006  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 19--22

Dental caries prevalence among preschool children of Hubli: Dharwad city


R Mahejabeen, P Sudha, SS Kulkarni, R Anegundi 
 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, India

Correspondence Address:
P Sudha
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore
India

The prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs in the age group of 3-5 years was estimated among 1500 children of Hubli -Dharwad city. The attitude of mothers towards their children«SQ»s oral health and its relation with caries prevalence was noted among 200 subjects. The prevalence of dental caries was 54.1%. The attitude of mothers towards children«SQ»s oral health made a statistical difference in the mean dmft levels.


How to cite this article:
Mahejabeen R, Sudha P, Kulkarni S S, Anegundi R. Dental caries prevalence among preschool children of Hubli: Dharwad city.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2006;24:19-22


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Mahejabeen R, Sudha P, Kulkarni S S, Anegundi R. Dental caries prevalence among preschool children of Hubli: Dharwad city. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2006 [cited 2022 Jan 19 ];24:19-22
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