ASSESSING ORAL HEALTH CONDITIONS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN BELONGING TO HIGH SOCIOECONOMIC GROUPS
Among the issues that determine the performance of a child at school is health. However, while a number of well-known strategies are being applied, the full range of health promoting actions is not being used globally. Increasing evidence suggests that socioeconomic factors are associated with an increased risk of oral diseases. The purpose of the present study was to find out the presence of oral disease in 141 preschool children of one of the renowned school of highly posh area in Clifton, Karachi and to provide their attendants/parents Dental Health Awareness. They were examined on 18th and 19th October, 2016. Male 87 and female 54 children of age range from 3 to 5 years old formed the study group. Only carious teeth were found in 54% children while remaining children showed good oral hygiene.
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