Evaluation of oral hygiene and periodontal status in hemodialytic children of Mashhad Dr. Sheikh hospital

Arab, HamidReza and Fatemi, Kazem and Esmaili, Mohammad (2004) Evaluation of oral hygiene and periodontal status in hemodialytic children of Mashhad Dr. Sheikh hospital. Journal of Mashhad Dental School, 28 (Issue). pp. 221-226.

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Introduction: Thepurpose of this research was to determine the status of oral and gingival hygiene of dialytic patients (case group) in comparison with healthy children (control group). Materials and Methods: The two groups which consisted 19 hemodialytic patients aged between 5-16 years old from the Dr. Sheikh hospital as case group and 19 patients of the dental school as control group, were examined. These two groups were matched according to age, sex and status of tooth-brushing. In both groups, there were 10 girls and 9 boys, 7 aged between 5-10 years and 12 aged between 11-16 years. In both groups the Gingival Index, Debries Index, simplified Calculus Index and oral Hygiene Index were examined. Mann-whitney and kruskal-walis test were used for statistical analysis. Results: Evaluation of the indices mentioned above showed that the DI-S and GI were Significantly higher in Case group than Control group, But there was not any Significant differences between the 2 group in OHI-S and CI-S. Assesment of the indices according to the age in the case group, displayed that CI-S was higher in patients aged 11-16 years old. Conclusion: Among the hemodialytic patients, plaque formation and the resultant amount of gingivitis was increased.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Mashhad Dental School
Depositing User: jmds jmds
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 14:42
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 14:42
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3860

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