Oral health status and treatment needs of Iruligas at Ramanagara District, Karnataka, India.

@article{Kadanakuppe2013OralHS,
  title={Oral health status and treatment needs of Iruligas at Ramanagara District, Karnataka, India.},
  author={Sushi Kadanakuppe and Padma. K. Bhat},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={73-80}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the oral health status and treatment needs of Iruliga tribal community residing at Ramanagara District, Karnataka, India. METHODS The total population of 2605 Iruligas residing at 26 villages of Ramanagara District was included for the study. Data were collected using World Health Organization (WHO) 1997 'Oral Health Assessment Form'. Examination was done under good natural light using a mouth mirror and community periodontal index (CPI) probe. RESULTS The total study… CONTINUE READING