Evaluation Of DMF Index In Correlation With Oral Hygiene Among Dental Medicine Students

Arsova, Natasa and Petrovski, Mihajlo and Kovacevska, Ivona (2016) Evaluation Of DMF Index In Correlation With Oral Hygiene Among Dental Medicine Students. In: 23rd International Dental Student’s Scientific Congress, 22-24 May 2016, Ohrid, Macedonia.

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Goal: The aim of this study was to make evaluation of the correlation between DMF
index and oral hygiene among the students from last two year of dentistry.
Materials and methods: Аll 74 students from fourth and fifth year of Dental medicine
were included in this study. Firstly еach of the students have filled a questionnaire for
their own oral hygiene. All subjects were clinicаlly examined and DMF index data
were noted.
Results: According to results, DMF index is on satisfactory level in correlation with
oral hygiene. The results are due to the level of education of the examinees, who are at
the final years of their studies.
Conclusion: Oral hygiene is very important factor that affects DMF index. Dental
medicine students are intensively paying attention for their oral health according with
their higher level of education and all of that have an impact on DMF index.
Key words: dental caries, oral hygiene, oral health, students, DMF index

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Mihajlo Petrovski
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2018 09:17
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2018 09:17
URI: https://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/19170

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