G. Thiruvenkadam

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AIMS The aim of this study was to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) using short form (SF) of child oral health impact profile (COHIP) in children aged 11-15 years who sought orthodontic treatment. A comparison was done between these children and age-matched peers who never had or sought orthodontic treatment. METHODOLOGY This(More)
BACKGROUND Successful obturation in the primary teeth demands complete dryness of the root canal system. AIM The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of 95% ethanol as the final irrigant before root canal obturation in primary teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 20 extracted primary mandibular canines were biomechanically prepared and(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess the association of optimism and psychosocial well being of school going children on their oral health status. STUDY DESIGN The study included 12- to 15-year-old school going children (N = 2014) from Tamilnadu, India. Optimism was measured using the revised version of the Life Orientation Test (LOT-R). A(More)
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