Karanprakash Singh

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BACKGROUND Influenza A (H1N1) is the most recent of the pandemic diseases that has affected the world's population. The aim of this study was to assess knowledge, attitude and behavioural responses of an Indian community toward Influenza A (H1N1). METHODOLOGY A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted in Udaipur (Rajasthan, India) among 791(More)
AIM To compare the prevalence of anterior teeth fracture among sighted and visually impaired children of 12 and 15 years ages in Udaipur city, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross sectional study was carried out among 508 children (83 visually impaired and 425 sighted children), which comprised of 55 males and 28 females among visually impaired and 348(More)
PURPOSE To assess the oral hygiene and periodontal status and analyse the influence of age, education, institutionalization, type of visit and oral health behaviour on oral hygiene and periodontal status among detainees in juvenile detention center in Udaipur city, Rajasthan, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS The total sample comprised 223 subjects (67.7% male(More)
PURPOSE Nowadays, gloves are worn routinely by most general dental practitioners while treating patients, with latex being the most commonly used glove material worldwide. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of allergy to latex gloves among dental professionals of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this(More)
In addition to their important functions in mastication and esthetics, the teeth may also be used as a weapon and under certain circumstances, may leave information as to the identity of the biter. The individuality of the human dentition frequently allows the Forensic Odontologist to reach a strong opinion of association in cases of identification and bite(More)
PURPOSE Oral cancer presents with high mortality rates, and the likelihood of survival is remarkably better when detected early. The present study aimed to assess the awareness of general dental practitioners (GDPs) about oral screening and biopsy procedures in Udaipur, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 83 GDPs were surveyed(More)
The Diagnosis and classification of periodontal diseases has remained a dilemma since long. Two distinct concepts have been used to define diseases: Essentialism and Nominalism. Essentialistic concept implies the real existence of disease whereas; nominalistic concept states that the names of diseases are the convenient way of stating concisely the endpoint(More)
PURPOSE To assess the knowledge, attitude, behavioural response and use of preventive measures regarding a pandemic H1N1 influenza outbreak among dental students. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study, a total of 448 dental students (118 in preclinical categories, 330 in clinical categories) were surveyed using a self-administered, structured(More)
Background. Calretinin is a 29 kDa calcium-binding protein of the EF-hand family which is expressed in a variety of normal and tumorigenic tissues. Its expression in odontogenic epithelium during odontogenesis and in neoplastic odontogenic tissues has been demonstrated. Unicystic ameloblastoma poses a diagnostic challenge, as its histologic presentation can(More)
OBJECTIVE The study was conducted to examine the patients with abnormalities of cleft lip and/or palate and its association with different types of malocclusion. MATERIALS AND METHODS This descriptive study was done among 168 patients with abnormalities of cleft lip and/or palate. Angle's classification of malocclusion was applied for assessment of(More)