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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part G (2016)

Severity of dental fluorosis in association with socio - economic status among middle school children in Sivagiri taluk, Tirunelveli district, Tamilnadu, India

Author(s)
C Vellathurai, P Sri Renganathan, V Selvaraj
Abstract
To estimate the prevalence of dental fluorosis and socio - economic status of middle school children in the study area. A cross sectional survey was carried out on school children of sixth to eighth standard in Sivagiri taluk. Proportion of dental fluorosis was calculated by severity, gender and locality of school children using Dean’s index. Out of 3632 children examined, 969 (26.68%) were affected by dental fluorosis. To identify water sources having fluoride levels beyond permissible limits and formulate guidelines to reduce exploitation of ground water.
Pages: 426-429  |  647 Views  21 Downloads
How to cite this article:
C Vellathurai, P Sri Renganathan, V Selvaraj. Severity of dental fluorosis in association with socio - economic status among middle school children in Sivagiri taluk, Tirunelveli district, Tamilnadu, India. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(3):426-429.
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