- Oral Health among Adults in Iran
- Hossein Hessari
- LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
- Published Date:
- Paperback / softback
- Product Dim.:
- 8.66 H x 5.91 W (inches)
Oral Health among Adults in Iran
by Hossein Hessari
The present book describes the oral health and treatment needs of adult Iranians according to socio-demographic status, smoking, and oral hygiene. Dental plaque was a pervasive finding. Dental caries experience was higher among women. Decayed teeth dominated in DMFT among young adults and missing teeth among the middle-aged. The majority of max Community Periodontal Index scores consisted of calculus and deepened periodontal pockets. Having deep pockets was more likely among those with a low level of education than it was among well-educated individuals.Prosthodontic rehabilitation was associated with older age, female gender, urban residence, and low level of education. Removable partial dentures were more common than were other types of dental prostheses. Among men, heavy smoking was more common than among women. Lifelong exposure to smoking was associated with higher periodontal treatment needs, fewer teeth and higher percentage of edentulousness. To overcome their substantial unmet treatment needs will require a national oral health-promotion programme emphasising the prevention of risk factors for oral health such as poor oral hygiene and smoking.
Special Offers and Promotions
Our print to order bookstore saves you money. There are currently no special offers for Oral Health among Adults in Iran
Thank you for selecting our online bookstore. Currently, there are no editorial book reviews for Oral Health among Adults in Iran
About Pubgraphics Direct
PGDirect is an online bookstore that has embraced the concept of direct to consumer selling for self-published books, softcover and hardcover books, specialty books, children's books, hard to find books, college textbooks, print on demand books and more.