Body mass index risk for the development of dental caries of 12 year-old pupils

Naskova, Sanja and Iljovska, Snezana and Alimani - Jakupi, Jetmire and Dimova, Cena and Zarkova, Julija (2017) Body mass index risk for the development of dental caries of 12 year-old pupils. In: 22nd Bass Congress, Contemporary Challenges in Dentistry, 4-6 May 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece. (Submitted)

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Obesity and the oral health have common riskfactors with aspecialattention given to the unbalanced diet.The prevalence ofobesity in children was ourchallenge.We focused our objective ondetermining the relationship between high weight and thepresence of dentalcaries.Our research included a total of100 pupils from both genders(30-control group without DMF and70-an experimental one with DMF)at the age of12from the local elementary schools in Shtip.The determination ofBMIin%was conducted following the patterns of BMI and using the tables provided by theC.D.C and Prevention and the specialized software oftheWHO(AnthroPlusv1.0.4)which enables to estimate the data forthe body weight of children and adolescents by generating values given in%which determines thecategory ofBMIin charts.The examinees were divided in4categories:lowweightBMI<.5%normalweight=530%.The presence orabsence of caries process wasnoted using the Klein

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 08:50
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2018 09:01

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