Awareness about children’s oral health status among parents - a questioinnaire study

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Sarvesh Kumar, J and Jayalakshmi,S

Aim - To do a survey on preventive measures of dental caries
Objective -To know the steps taken by parents to prevent their children f on being affected by dental caries
Background - The cause of caries is bacterial break down of the hard tissues of the teeth (enamel, dentin and cementum). This occurs due to acid formed from food debris or sugar on the tooth surface. It is more prevalent among children between the age of 1 - 13
Reason - This survey is conducted to create awareness among people about prevalence of dental caries in children and the steps needed to be taken to prevent them

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.2667.0070