Determination of periodontal treatment needs of Mashhad dental students using the CPITN index

Najafi, MohammadHosien and Taheri, Morteza and Radvar, Mehrdad (2003) Determination of periodontal treatment needs of Mashhad dental students using the CPITN index. Journal of Mashhad Dental School, 27 (Issue). pp. 180-184.

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Abstract

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate Periodontal status and treatment needs among Mashhad dental students. Materials and Methods 301 students (204male and 97female) with age range of 19-37 were selected from 3 rd 4 th, 5 th and 6th grade dental students and were studied for 5 months using CPITN index. Results Mean CPTINwas 0.447 for females and 0.912 from males.In female it was 0.22 for maxilla and 0.674 for mandible. In males it was 0.672 for maxilla and 1.152 for mandible . Mean CPITN among different age groups was : 0.546 for the 19-25 year group, 0.970 for the 26-30 year group and 1.213 for the>30 year group respectively. Mean CPTIN was 0.715, 0.696, 0.827 and 0.784 for the 3rd,4 th, 5th and 6 th grade dental students respectively. Conclusion Periodontal status was more satisfactory among females, and among the 4 th grade students followed by 3 rd grade students. Treatment needs were generally low. Maxilla was less affected than mandible . Gingivitis was the most prevalent involvement .

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Mashhad Dental School
Depositing User: jmds jmds
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 17:02
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 17:02
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4260

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