Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : School children


PREVALENCE OF FIRST PERMANENT MOLAR CARIES AMONG 6-10 YEAR OLD SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN IN NAGPUR REGION

Dr. Milind Wasnik; Dr. Arun Sajjanar; Dr. Suryakant Kumar; Dr. Shweta Bhayade; Dr. Niharika Gahlod; Dr.Sumit Rajewar; Dr.Durga Bhattad; Dr.Harshita Shukla

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 1417-1431

Dental caries is a multi-factorial disease involving various factors such as diet, microorganisms, tooth morphology, saliva, as well as genetic predisposition. The present study is to determine the prevalence of dental caries in first permanent molar among 6-10 year old school going children in Nagpur Region Aim: The aim of the present study is to determine the caries prevalence of first permanent molar in 6-10 year old school going children in Nagpur region Objectives: 1) 1) To determine the caries prevalence of first permanent molar in 6-10 year old boys and girls. 2) To determine the frequency of simultaneous presence of first permanent mandibular molar caries and its antimere in 6-10 year old school going children Methodology: A cross sectional study was done in government and private schools of Nagpur district of Maharashtra. Around 800- 1000 school going children between 6 to 10 years of age in the government and private schools of Nagpur were examined for first permanent molar caries. Results: The prevalence of dental caries in first permanent molars among 6-10 year old school going children was 47.48% Prevalence of caries in first permanent molars and DMFT increased with age.

Assessment Of Malocclusion And Orthodontic Treatment Needs Among 13- 15 Years Old School Children Of Andaman And Nicobar Islands

Prafful Kumar; VP Hariharavel; Ajay Verma

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 4675-4679

Background: The present study was conducted to assess malocclusion and orthodontic treatment need among 13 to 15 years old school going children of Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Materials & Methods: 126 school children age ranged 13-15 years of both genders was involved. Orthodontic treatment needs was calculated using Dental esthetic index (DAI).
Results: 13 years had 48 males and 52 females, 14 years had 72 males and 140 females and 15 years had 80 males and 112 females. DAI score <25 was seen in 40 males and 72 females, 26-20 in 56 males and 80 females, 31-35 in 44 males and 96 females and >36 in 60 males and 56 females. The difference was non- significant (P> 0.05).
Conclusion: Maximum patients had severe malocclusion with dental esthetic index 31-35.

BLOOD PRESSURE PROFILE IN SCHOOL CHILDREN IN RURAL AND URBAN AREA IN AND AROUND KARAD

D. B. Potdar; Prashnt P. Shah; Naredra P. Porval

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 4168-4174

A cross sectional study among 1000 school going children of age group 6 – 16 years was conducted to study the relation of Blood Pressure with variables Like Body Mass Index, Socio Economic Status, Family History of Hypertension, Age and Sex at our tertiary care hospital Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University, Karad. 1.The study group had 100 (10%) children of 13, 14, 15 and 16 years, 90 (9%) children of 6, 8, 9 and 12 years and 80 (8%) children of 7, 10 and 11 years. 12.Systolic hypertension was observed in 13.3% of overweight and 6.7% of obese children. Systolic prehypertension was observed in 11.7% of overweight and 13.3% of obese children. BMI was significantly associated with pre hypertension and hypertension (SBP) in children (p<0.001). Diastolic hypertension was observed in 16.7% of overweight and 6.7% of obese children. Diastolic prehypertension was observed in 18.3% of overweight and 20% of obese children. Only 1.7% and 0.9% of prehypertension and hypertensive children had normal BMI.