Self-reported toothache experience in an adult population in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

@article{Okunseri2005SelfreportedTE,
  title={Self-reported toothache experience in an adult population in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.},
  author={Christopher E Okunseri and James S. Hodges and David O Born},
  journal={Oral health & preventive dentistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={119-25}
}
PURPOSE This pilot study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of self-reported toothache, bleeding gums and oral ulcer experiences, reasons for dental visits and associated sociodemographic factors among adults living in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was based on a convenience sample in an urban setting. Out of the 540 persons surveyed, 508 had complete usable information, 48% males and 52% females, and aged 18 - 54 years. A closed… CONTINUE READING
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