Periodontal health in a group of industrial employees.

  title={Periodontal health in a group of industrial employees.},
  author={Tryggve Lie and N A Due and Bo Abrahamsen and Olav E B{\"o}e},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  volume={16 1},
The aim of this study was to evaluate the dental health conditions of male employees in a large aluminum factory. The present report deals only with the periodontal findings. Five percent of the 181 examined subjects between 25 and 60 yr were edentulous, and all dentate individuals had some degree of periodontal disease. Surfaces harboring stainable plaque were high in all age groups, varying between 65 and 85%. Surfaces without retention factors were 31% and decreased with increasing age. The… CONTINUE READING

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