Nitin Chandrakant Mohire, Adhikrao Vyankatrao Yadav, Vaishali Kondibhau Gaikwad
Nitin Chandrakant Mohire*, Adhikrao Vyankatrao Yadav, Vaishali Kondibhau Gaikwad
Government College of Pharmacy, Vidyanagar, Karad. Taluka-Karad, District- Satara, Maharashtra, India- 415124.
Volume - 2,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2009
Objective To study the current clinical status of orodental problems in patient population and to find out its relationship with oral hygiene. The present work also aimed to create awareness about importance of oral hygiene and to provide tips for daily oral hygiene practices.
Methods An observational case study method was used for clinical survey of oral hygiene problems in south Maharashtra.
Findings Number of factors were studied to evaluate their relationship with oral hygiene and it has been found that; most of the factors are either responsible for development of poor oral hygiene or the response of poor oral hygiene. Caries and periodontal diseases are prominent in age group 20-40 years and poor oral hygiene was the main etiological agent.
Conclusion Mouth is a window into what's going on in the rest of the body, often serving as a helpful vantage point for detecting the early signs and symptoms. By studying various factors and their relationship with oral hygiene it can be concluded that maintain good oral hygiene to maintain overall hygiene. Very fewer efforts were undertaken by Indian Health Ministry regarding oral hygiene as compared to other countries. Thus it demands strong national health policy for good oral hygiene.
Cite this article:
Nitin Chandrakant Mohire, Adhikrao Vyankatrao Yadav, Vaishali Kondibhau Gaikwad. Current Status of Oral Hygiene: A Clinical Survey Report. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.2(2): April.-June.2009,;Page 274-282.