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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology


Comparison of oral hygiene status of young adult population of age group 20-25 years in the urban and rural areas


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Author Details : Randhir Kumar*, Geeta Sharma

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 124-127


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Abstract

Oral hygiene status is very important, it shows person’s attitude towards the oral hygiene and also oral cavity is first entry for food and its digestion. The presence of food debris and calculus on tooth surface reflects the oral hygiene status of the person.
Objectives of the Study: To observe the oral hygiene status of young adult of age group of 20-25 years in the rural and urban area of Patna.
Materials and Methods: Cross sectional descriptive study of rural and urban population of 20-25 years of age.
Results: The inter group variation in OHI-S is very small and not significant in the urban populations. The inference of oral hygiene status of rural population is showing that comes under poor oral hygiene status while the OHI-S of urban area comes under fair oral hygiene status but it is on higher side of it.

Keywords: Oral hygiene, OHI, Urban, Rural.

Doi : 10.18231/2457-0087.2018.0028

How to cite : Kumar R, Sharma G, Comparison of oral hygiene status of young adult population of age group 20-25 years in the urban and rural areas. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2018;3(4):124-127

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