International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2019, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part E
Partial edentulousness prevalence in Kashmiri population
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Nazia Majeed Zargar, Dr. Mohammad Altaf Tantray and Dr. Mohammad Arif Lone
ABSTRACT:The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of tooth loss in Kashmiri population. Pattern of tooth loss was studied using Kennedy’s classification which is the most widely accepted and universally followed classification of the partial edentulous state. This study was conducted in the department of prosthodontics, Government Dental College and Hospital Srinagar. Convenience sampling technique was utilized for data collection, and 400 patients were selected. The study sample were divided into two groups, comprised 200 men and 200 women. The selected patients were grouped according to their age. The results showed highest class IV partial edentulousness in age group I and lowest in group III. Class I and class II partial edentulousness is found to be highest in age group II and lowest in age group I. Class III partial edentulousness is highest in age group III and similar in group I and group II.
Pages: 287-288 | 434 Views 7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Nazia Majeed Zargar, Dr. Mohammad Altaf Tantray, Dr. Mohammad Arif Lone. Partial edentulousness prevalence in Kashmiri population. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(2):287-288.