ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : Hamza Khamis, Muhsin


Prevalence OF DENTAL CARIES IN 15 YEARS OLDSTUDENTS IN Al-NAJAF city

Qasim Hadi Al-Waeli; Muhsin Hamza Khamis

journal of kerbala university, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 112-114

This survey was conducted on school students in Al-Najaf city. The aim was to detect the prevalence of dental caries at 15 years old students in Al-Najaf schools.a Random sample (504) students of both genders from urban was taken and examined according to the (WHO) survey methods. The results revealed the prevalence of dental caries in male urban, the caries rate was 43.1% and caries free is 56.9% while the caries rate in females is 38.3% and caries free is 61.7%. According to the (WHO) criteria the caries rate for male and female is low .Educational, preventive and therapeutic school dental programs are recommended