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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-5

Periodontal indications for tooth extraction in the main general teaching hospital, Aden, Yemen: A prospective study


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Aden University, Yemen
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Department of Periodontology; Faculty of Dentistry, Aden University, Yemen
3 Department of Periodontology; Department of Orthodontics; Aden University, Yemen
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Aden University, Yemen; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
5 Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Aden University, Aden, Yemen

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Hani Taher Hibatullah Ali
Faculty of Dentistry, Aden University, Aden
Yemen
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DOI: 10.4103/srmjrds.srmjrds_64_17

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Objectives: The aim of this prospective cohort study was to investigate the incidence of periodontal diseases among different reasons of tooth extraction and its relation to age, gender, and site. Materials and Methods: This study included 450 healthy participants who aged between 18 and 80 years and underwent tooth extraction. Results: A total of 230 teeth were extracted due to periodontal diseases; the average number of extracted teeth due to periodontal disease increased with age and it was more in males than females; and posterior mandible is the most common site of extraction. Conclusion: Periodontal diseases were the most common causes of tooth extraction.


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