Dental Caries and its Relationship to Malocclusion in Permanent Dentition Among 12-15 Year Old School Going Children


BACKGROUND This study aimed to know the prevalence of dental caries among children having malocclusion. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study included 880 students aged 1215 years, among whom 488 were boys and 392 were girls. A proforma was prepared to record dental caries status and dental esthetic index (DAI) using the WHO Oral Health… (More)


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