Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Permanent First Molar


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.