Oral health status of 5 years and 12 years old school going children in rural Gurgaon, India: an epidemiological study.

@article{Mittal2014OralHS,
  title={Oral health status of 5 years and 12 years old school going children in rural Gurgaon, India: an epidemiological study.},
  author={Meenu Mittal and Payal Chaudhary and Radhika Chopra and Vasudha Khattar},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={3-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Oral health is an essential component of health throughout life. Hardly any information is available on the oral health status of children in Gurgaon. Thus, the present study was conducted among 5-year-old and 12-years-old children in schools in rural Gurgaon. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 1003 children were examined of which 619 were in 5 years age group and 384 in 12 years group. The prevalence of dental caries was studied using dentition status and treatment needs… CONTINUE READING