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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 17-20

Periodontal stipulation inference of industrial recruits of Bhopal city, India: A cross-sectional study


Department of Public Health Dentistry, People's Dental Academy, People's University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Dr. Anshika Khare
Department of Public Health Dentistry, People's Dental Academy, People's University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/srmjrds.srmjrds_63_17

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Industrial rebellion made brisk tramp to provide scope in employment worldwide, and inflate standard of living. In attributable of frenzied and taxing schedule of industrial employees, adaptation of abhorrent habits such as smoking, chewing, and drinking are amplified. This exposure deteriorates general as well as oral health of natives working in industries. Aim and Objectives: This study has been conducted for periodontal stipulation inference of industrial recruits of Bhopal city, India. Materials and Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among 448 industrial employees, to assess their periodontal status. Modified WHO-2013 oral health pro forma was used to appraise periodontal condition and related treatment necessities of industrial employees. Statistical analysis was done using SPSS version 20, and Chi-square and analysis of variance test were used for statistical analysis. Results: The prevalence of gingival bleeding was found to be 61.2%, and periodontal disease prevalence was 48.2%. Out of 182 industrial employees, 40.6% had no loss of attachment (LOA). Most of the participants, 166 (37.1%), had 4–5 mm LOA. The 6–8 mm LOA was present in 92 (20.5%) and 9–11 mm LOA was present only in 8 (1.8%) participants. Conclusion: This study conveys an implication of periodontal state and related treatment requirement of industrial recruits. It showed that periodontal health of industrial employees was below the ground of expectations. Therefore, it entails focusing on these peril groups and emphasis on those factors which contribute in pitiable periodontal health.


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