Oral health profile maintenance among patients attending Isra Dental College

  • Uzma Tariq Isra Dental College Hyderabad.
  • Waqas Iqbal Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.
  • Mowaffaq Abdullmomen Al Absi Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.
  • Madiha Zaigum Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.
  • Sheba Ramzan LUMHS
  • Shafquat Hussain Khuwaja Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.
Keywords: Disease, Maintenance, Oral Health

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the oral health profile maintenance among patients attending Isra dental college Hyderabad. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Oral pathology department of Isra University Hospital Hyderabad. Period: May 2017 February 2018. Material & Methods: All the patients either of gender presented at dental OPD with any oral health problem were included in the study. Clinical examination was done among all patients. All the patients interviewed regarding duration of disease and maintenance of oral health including type of tooth paste, frequency of tooth paste and timing of tooth paste. All the data was entered in the profroma and analysed by SPSS version 20. Results: Total 539 patients were studied; their mean age was 28.34+33.12 years. Females were found in majority 83.9%. Sensitivity was among 36.2% patients, need of filling was among 42.9% patients, need of scaling was among 31.7%. According to periodontal status, gums bleeding were in 13.2% patients, plaque formation was in 33.6% patients and calculus was in 10.0% patients. fluorosis was seen among 7.6% patients, malocclusion was in 13.7% patients, needs of Orthodontic treatment was in 14.7% patients and needs prosthodontics treatment was seen in 3.3% patients. According to oral health maintenance techniques Colgate, miswak and multiple tooth pastes uses were most common. Oral health status was insignificantly associated with frequency of oral health techniques, only needs of scaling was significantly higher among occasionally users of oral health techniques p-value 0.021. Conclusion: It was concluded that occasionally oral health maintenance patients were at high risk of sensitively, need of scaling and need of filling. High female ratio involved in poor oral health status.

Author Biographies

Uzma Tariq, Isra Dental College Hyderabad.

BDS, MDS

Assistant Professor Oral Pathology

 

Waqas Iqbal, Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.

BDS, MDS
Assistant Professor Oral Pathology 

 

Mowaffaq Abdullmomen Al Absi, Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.

BDS, MSc
Assistant Professor Operative Dentistry Department

 

Madiha Zaigum, Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.

BDS, MSc
Assistant Professor, Operative Dentistry Department

 

Sheba Ramzan, LUMHS

BDS, FCPS
Operative Dentistry Department 

 

Shafquat Hussain Khuwaja, Isra Dental College/ Isra University Hyderabad.

BDS, MSc
Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontology 

 

Published
2020-05-10