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ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2016, Vol. 2 Issue 4, Part A

Occurrence of oral pathologies at Kinshasa city, Democratic Republic of the Congo: The case of National electricity company dental clinic (from January 2008 to December 2010)

AUTHOR(S): Adelin B Nzudjom, Mfutu C. Nana, Nyimi F Bushabu, Sekele B Isouradi, Bobe P Alifa, Muyembi Muinamiyi, Kadimanche Mukebayi, Marlin Ilumbe, Salumu Anne, Gédéon N Bongo and Koto-te-Nyiwa Ngbolua
ABSTRACT:The aim of this study was to determine the occurrence of oral diseases in order to improve their management. It was a descriptive cross-sectional study of clinical case series of patients who were consulted in the department of stomatology of the polyclinic of the National Electricity Company in Kinshasa city, Democratic Republic of the Congo (SNEL/DRC) from January 2008 to December 2010. Out of 706 patients, 53.7% were female and 46.3% were male. The average age of patients was 30.5 (SD±17.5) years. Tooth decay was the most common frequent pathology (72.1%), most affected the Women (40.5%) than the men (31.6%). While, the age group between 16 to 30 years was the most affected (24%) by oral pathologies. The dental pain was the most frequent reason for consultation (90.9%). Dental caries is the most pattern occurrence of oral pathologies and dental pain are the most occurrence reasons of consultation in the workers and families of Dental polyclinic of the National Electricity Company.
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How to cite this article:
Adelin B Nzudjom, Mfutu C. Nana, Nyimi F Bushabu, Sekele B Isouradi, Bobe P Alifa, Muyembi Muinamiyi, Kadimanche Mukebayi, Marlin Ilumbe, Salumu Anne, Gédéon N Bongo, Koto-te-Nyiwa Ngbolua. Occurrence of oral pathologies at Kinshasa city, Democratic Republic of the Congo: The case of National electricity company dental clinic (from January 2008 to December 2010). Int J Appl Dent Sci 2016;2(4):26-29.
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