The Oral Health Status of Factory Workers in Bahadurgarh, Haryana


Affiliations

  • P.D.M. Dental College & Research Institute Sarai Aurangabad, Dept. of Periodontics, Bahadurgarh, Haryana, 124507, India
  • P.D.M. Dental College & Research Institute Sarai Aurangabad, Dept. of Preventive & Community Dentistry, Bahadurgarh, Haryana, 124507, India

Abstract

A study on oral health status of 1331 workers of three factories in Bahadurgarh, Haryana was carried out. The distribution of the sample was 1305(98.05%) males and 26 females with mean age of 33.85 years. The use of tobacco was noticed in 307(23.07%) smokers and 377(28.32%) tobacco chewers. Examination of soft tissues showed 77(5.79%) subjects with oral lesions. Leukoplakia, lichen planus and ulcers were significantly higher in tobacco users. The prevalence of caries was 59%. Mean CPI score was 1.77. Clinical Attachment Loss was found in 796(59.8%) subjects. 472(35.46%) subjects had missing teeth and 38 subjects had dental prosthesis.

Keywords

Oral Health Status, Factory Workers, Bahadurgarh

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