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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 367-370

Prevalence of different forms of periodontitis in patients visiting Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, since last decade: A retrospective study


Department of Periodontics, Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr Manasa Akula
Room No: 317, Government Dental College and Hospital, Afzalgunj, Hyderabad - 500 012, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jisp.jisp_698_18

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Context: Periodontitis is a highly prevalent oral disease affecting a wide range of people across all age groups and genders. It is the major cause of loss of teeth among all other oral diseases affecting the people. Aims: The current study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of different forms of periodontitis in patients visiting Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, over a period of 10 years. Settings and Design: Retrospective study. Materials and Methods: This retrospective analysis was put into execution to evaluate the prevalence of periodontal diseases in 74,414 patients referred to the Department of Periodontics in Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, from January 2007 to December 2016. Statistical Analysis Used: Descriptive analysis, Chi-square test. Results: Out of the 74,414 patients who were screened, 38,898 were male and 35,516 were female. A total of 67,236 patients (90.35%) had chronic periodontitis and 7178 (9.64%) had aggressive periodontitis. The most commonly found type was chronic localized periodontitis. Conclusion: The results of this study have helped to ascertain the various forms of periodontitis in the population of Hyderabad. This can serve as a basis for future studies with the idea of finding ways to ameliorate oral health in this population.


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