A survey on oral health status and treatment needs of life-imprisoned inmates in central jails of Karnataka, India.

@article{Reddy2012ASO,
  title={A survey on oral health status and treatment needs of life-imprisoned inmates in central jails of Karnataka, India.},
  author={V. Chandra Sekhara Reddy and Chadlavda Venkanta Kondareddy and Sunitha Siddanna and Murya Manjunath},
  journal={International dental journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={27-32}
}
BACKGROUND The prison population is a unique and challenging one with many health problems, including poor oral health. In a developing country like India, oral health problems of the prisoners had received scant attention. OBJECTIVES To assess the oral health status and treatment needs of life imprisoned inmates and to know the existing oral health care facilities available in central jails of Karnataka. MATERIALS AND METHODOLOGY DESIGN: Cross sectional survey PARTICIPANTS A systematically… CONTINUE READING