Volume 7, Issue 4 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Winter 2001)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2001, 7(4): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page

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Eskandarlou A. The Study of Prevalence Rate of Dental Fluorosis among Students in Bahar City in 1998-99 . Avicenna J Clin Med. 2001; 7 (4)
URL: http://sjh.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-909-en.html
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The   aim   of   this   study   was   to   evaluate the rate of fluorosis among

   students of intermediate schools in Bahar city in 1998-99.

         We   examined   2502   students , 1247   girls   and 1255  boys aged 12-15

   years old. The type of the fluorosis determined by the use of Dean’s index.

         The   results   of   this   study   showed  that  total rate of fluorosis was 24.5

   Percent, 24.8% in girls  and 24.1% in boys. 1.1%  had  moderate fluorosis and

   4.8% had  mild  fluorosis  and  11.3%  had  very  mild   fluorosis and 7.3% had

   doubtful , none  of  the children had sever dental fluorosis. Among different

   tooth a maxillary central incisor was the most affected one and mandibular

   lateral incisor was the least one.

         Although    the   prevalence   of fluorosis was 24.5% in studied cases, but

   according to FCI index it is not a communitry health problem.

Type of Study: Original | Subject: Special

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