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Paper Title: Prevalence of Oral Lesions and Adverse Oral Habits in Residents of a Specific Localityin Chennai
Authors Name: Dr. Ruksana Sheik , Dr. Gheena S
Unique Id: IJSDR2002030
Published In: Volume 5 Issue 2, February-2020
Abstract: Abstract Aim: To assess the prevalence of oral lesions and adverse oral habits in residents of a specific locality in chennai. Materials and method: Questionnaire based survey with oral screening. 100 subjects were evaluated in this study in a specific locality in chennai. Results: In this study a total of 100 people were screened. Out of 100, 65 were females 35 were male subjects. The prevalence of oral lesions was found to be 15%. The oral lesions which were found during the clinical examination includes lingual tonsils (6%), fissured tongue (4%), aphthous ulcer (4%), lichen planus (1%). 23% of people have the habit of smoking, 15% of people paan chewing, 12% tobacco chewing and 10% of people consumed alcohol in this study. Conclusion: The prevalence of oral habits and lesions were significantly less in the present study. Epidemiological studies helps in finding out the disease in a specific area so that special programs can be conducted to make the people aware of the oral lesions and adverse oral habits
Keywords: oral lesions, adverse habits, smoking, dental hygiene, oral cancer
Cite Article: "Prevalence of Oral Lesions and Adverse Oral Habits in Residents of a Specific Localityin Chennai", International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research (www.ijsdr.org), ISSN:2455-2631, Vol.5, Issue 2, page no.181 - 189, February-2020, Available :http://www.ijsdr.org/papers/IJSDR2002030.pdf
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Published In: Volume 5 Issue 2, February-2020
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