Aggressive form of periodontitis among the student population

Naskova, Sanja and Petrovski, Mihajlo and Sulev, Spase and Stojkov, Andon (2017) Aggressive form of periodontitis among the student population. In: 24th International Scientific Student’s Congress, 19-22 May 2017, Ohrid, Macedonia. (Submitted)

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Goal: The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of aggressive forms of parodontopathy among students of dental medicine at the University of Goce Delchev in Stip. Materials and methods: A total number of 186 dental students were clinically examined (with probing), analysis of dental pantomography, also a anamnesis is taken about the presence of similar clinical phenomena. Results: Of the total number of respondents, it is noted that two of them (1.08%) show clinical and x-ray signs of localized aggressive periodontitis. From the history of one of the patients, two risk factors have been identified: smoking and possible positive family history, unlike the second respondent, where no risk factors have been found. In both subjects, with localized aggressive periodontitis, a low plaque index exists (average value of OHI index is 0.89). None of the respondents have been positive for generalized aggressive periodontitis. Conclusion: The localized aggressive periodontitis is an extremely rare periodontal disease. But because of the rapid progression of the condition and the increased risk of tooth loss, it is necessary to pay special attention about it Key words: Aggressive periodontitis, localized aggressive periodontitis, generalized aggressive periodontitis, dental students

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Sanja Naskova
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2017 08:47
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2017 08:47

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