Dr. Ritesh Singla

Dr. Ritesh Singla
Manipal Academy of Higher Education | MAHE · Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

BDS, MDS-Orthodontics

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Background: Dental caries is preventable if favorable health behavior is successfully established. Exploring the broader concept of lifestyle will be useful to determine that how lifestyle of people can affect dental caries. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the impact of overall lifestyle of an individual (analyzed using health practi...
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In the treatment of Class II malocclusion, treatment possessing the capability to alter patients’ facial growth is of particular interest, namely by means of functional appliances, extraoral traction appliances, or a combination of both. There are certain clinical indications where functional appliances can be used successfully in class II malocclu...
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Objective: This study evaluates various factors which can influence the dental attitude of adult patients towards their dental health and care. Material and Method: It was a cross-sectional study consisting of self-administered structured questionnaire on patients’ dental attitude as well as socio demographic variables completed by 377 patients; me...
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Aim: The aim of this study was to correlate the growth phase of skeletal tissues with the calcification stages of mandibular canine. Materials and Methods: It was a cross-sectional observational study. Anonymized digital orthopantomogram and lateral cephalogram records of 300 pretreatment orthodontic patients aged 8-15 years were collected and anal...
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Aim To compare participants’ lifestyle-related risk factors for periodontal disease between urban and rural population. Materials and methods A cross-sectional study consisting of a structured questionnaire on health practice index (HPI), oral health-related behavior, and personal habits as well as sociodemographic variables was conducted on 800 s...
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Objectives: (1) To assess the impact of different lifestyle factors on periodontal health of adults. (2) To assess the impact of overall/combined lifestyle variable (calculated by health practice index [HPI]) on periodontal health of adults. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study consisting of a structured questionnaire on HPI, oral health...
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Objectives: (i) To assess reduction in Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus species count in saliva sample after ten minutes of oil gum massage therapy (massage of gingival tissues) per day for three weeks with sesame oil, olive oil, and coconut oil in three different groups of subjects. (ii) To compare the efficacy between three different oils a...
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Objective: To assess the impact of socioeconomic status, knowledge regarding dental treatments and patients' attitudetowards dental care in influencing their preference of treatment as in root canal treatment (RCT) versus extraction (EXT).Material and Methods: Across-sectional study consisting of a structured questionnaire on patients' knowledge, a...

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