A study of prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis among school children in a Northern hilly state of India

@inproceedings{Chauhan2012ASO,
  title={A study of prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis among school children in a Northern hilly state of India},
  author={Deepak Kumar Chauhan and Tripti Chauhan and Vinod Sachdev and Bimal Chandra Kirtaniya},
  year={2012}
}
Background: Dental fluorosis is a major public health problem in 15 states of India. Himachal Pradesh has considerable amount of problem though not an endemic zone for dental fluorosis. Aims: To determine the prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis using Dean's index among school going children of rural and urban areas. Settings and Design: A cross sectional study was conducted among the students in the age group of 5, 9 and 12 years from rural and urban areas of six district of Himachal… CONTINUE READING