Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Indices of dental health in children and adolescents from Saratov and the Saratov region

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №3 Pages: 484-486
Heading: Stomatology Article type: Original article
Authors: Firsova I.V., Suetenkov D.Ye., Egorova A.V., Magomedov Т.В., Kharitonova T.L, Davidova N.V., Lebedeva S.N., Bakhmetyeva E.A., Gritsenko E.A.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Objective: to determine the level of dental health in children and adolescents living in the Saratov region. Material and methods. To assess the intensity and prevalence of major dental diseases 1510 patients have been examined by the method recommended by the WHO Collaborating Centre in Russia. Results. A comparative analysis of caries and occurrence of different types of teeth-maxillary anomalies among children aged from 3 to 18 years. Conclusion. The epidemiology of major dental diseases in the Saratov region is characterized by the significant spread of caries from 70 to 94,6% in the different age groups. The proportion of people with malocclusion among the surveyed reaches 46,6%.

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