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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2019: 92.11

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2021, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part B

A cross-sectional prevalence study: To assess the prevalence and site distribution of oral mucosal lesions

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Abhishek Kumar Katiyar, Dr. Aliza Rizvi, Dr. Milan Soni, Dr. Georgee Sharun Philip, Dr. Siddharth David and Dr. Saundarya Priyadarshini
ABSTRACT:Introduction: Early diagnosis is the key in the prevention of transformation of oral mucosal lesions into life threatening disease ‘CANCER’, hence the need of the study determines the prevalence and site distribution of Oral Mucosal Lesions in patients attending outpatient department of Shivam Dental Clinic, Lakhimpur.
Methods: A cross-sectional prevalence study was carried out to assess the prevalence and site distribution of Oral Mucosal Lesions in patients attending outpatient department of Shivam Dental Clinic, Lakhimpur. The sample size was estimated to be 150. A single examiner previously trained for the diagnosis of Oral Mucosal lesions made all examinations. The data was collected using the WHO oral health assessment form 2013. The data analysis was done using the SPSS version 20.
Result: The results stated a strong association between age, chewing tobacco smoking and oral lesions.
Conclusion: The present study concludes a positive relation between intake of tobacco in any form with oral mucosal lesions hence an additional effort to educate the masses about the hazardous effects of tobacco should be a priority for both governmental and non-governmental agencies.
Pages: 84-88  |  130 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Abhishek Kumar Katiyar, Dr. Aliza Rizvi, Dr. Milan Soni, Dr. Georgee Sharun Philip, Dr. Siddharth David, Dr. Saundarya Priyadarshini. A cross-sectional prevalence study: To assess the prevalence and site distribution of oral mucosal lesions. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2021;7(1):84-88. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2021.v7.i1b.1120
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