Ishani Sharma's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Article
Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the association between body mass index, dental caries (DMFT), untreated dental caries (PUFA) and socioeconomic status in 12 to 15 year old school children. Material and methods: The study sample consisted of 800 children aged 12 to 15 years, who were selected from 8 schools located in the district-Panchkul...
Article
AIM- To evaluate the relationship between dental neglect, dental caries and socio-economic status in 3 to 15 years old children. INTRODUCTION- Dental caries is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases treatment of which is being highly neglected especially in children. Dental Neglect (DN) is persistent failure to meet a child’s basic oral health...

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... Dental neglect can be evaluated using a scale called DNS. 13 It consists of seven items using a 5-point Likert-type scale. The DNS is designed to assess the degree to which a parent or caretaker cares for their child's teeth, engages with professional dental care, and parental attitudes towards the significance of oral health. ...
... 18 When untreated caries progresses into dental pulp it can lead to pain, discomfort while eating food, infections which can lead to absence from the school resulting in poor academic performance of the child. 7,9,19 Khanal et al. Assessment of Sequelae of Untreated Dental Caries Using PUFA Index in Children Visiting... Table 2. DMFT/dmft and PUFA/pufa score of primary and permanent dentition of the children. ...