PATTERN OF PREVALENCE OF PARTIAL EDENTULISM - A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY IN A PRIVATE DENTAL INSTITUTION IN SOUTHERN PART OF JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIAJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2019-05-01
Authors : Narendra Basutkar Othman Wali Maher Babsail Mohammed Shammas Shaiq Gajdhar.;
Page : 43-47
Keywords : International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR);
Introduction: There is a significant variation in tooth loss distribution. These disparities may be attributed partly to the increased availability and accessibility to oral diseases prevention and control programs, as well as to increase in the awareness of the importance in oral health. Identifying the prevalence of pattern of edentulism helps in understanding the impact of oral hygiene care methods and prosthetic needs of a given population. This study will contribute the current data on the prevalence of partial edentulism in the population from across the world. Aims and objective: To identify most common pattern of edentulism prevailing according to Kennedy?s classification in the given population and correlating it to age, gender. Material and method: Patients who received removable prosthesis for replacement of their missing teeth department of prosthodontics, ISNC, Jeddah were included in the study. Patient files and student log book were screened for the information such as age, gender, type of Kennedy?s classification and design of the major connector were recorded.The data was subjected to statistical analysis. Conclusion: Among 450 patient who received RPD , the class III modification 1 was the most common followed by class I.
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