Prevalence of dental caries in first and second permanent molars

Vikas C. Desai, Rajendra E. Reddy, Manjula M, Shaik Hussain Saheb

Abstract


Background:This study was conducted to assess the First and Second molar permanent molar caries in school children of Nalgonda district, Andhrapradesh, India.

Methods:We have taken total 1800 school going children as study population age between 12-15 years, who lived in the same place since birth and consumed drinking water form single source.

Results:The mean of caries in first and second were 0.12 ± 0.36 and 0.36 ± 0.70 respectively and total was 0.49 ± 0.92.

Conclusion:The prevalence of Second molar teeth was found higher than First molar teeth and these caries were untreated.


Keywords


First molar, Second molar, Dental caries

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