Report an error   


Submitted: 16 May 2007 Modified: 09 September 2019
HERDIN Record #: PCHRDHE900927

The prevalence of early decay of the sixth year molars among the grades II and III pupils.

Aleli Anenias-Vida

In the light of the findings of the study, the following conclusions were drawn: 1. A high percentage of decayed sixth year molars was preset among Grades II and III pupils of Project 6 Elementary School. An extensive dental care therefore is needed in theses grade levels. 2. Oral hygiene conditions did not influence the number of decayed sixth year molars. Grade III pupils showed cleaner teeth than Grade II pupils although the percentage of carious attack was higher in the former. Children upon reaching Grade III became conscious of their personal appearance and started cleaning their teeth more often. However, the teeth were already attacked by caries and no amount of tooth-brushing could have saved the decayed teeth. 3. Frequency of tooth-brushing and early decay of the sixth year molars had a close relationship. Toothpaste had a very little effect on the control of decay of the sixth year molars. 4. Frequent intake of sweetened foods like candies, breads and soft drinks have a direct influence on the caries activity of the sixth year molars. Sugar foods were retained on the fits and fissures of the molars and the acid formed had the opportunity to act on the dental hard tissues before the teeth were brushed again. 5. Hereditary had a very little effect on the early decay. Neglect of parents had a more positive influence. Parents were not interested on dental health. This was especially true with respect to visiting the dentist on a regular check-up. The home background and parents' interest in the dental health of the children is a positive factor to caries prevention. 6. Dental health education was lacking in school and in the community. A cooperative effort involving all personnel concerned in children's health is needed. It is not just a matter of presenting facts but rather, of creating a feeling of personal involvement for all.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
The Journal of the Philippine Dental Association
Frequency
Quarterly
Publication Date
September-November 1978
Volume
XXX
Issue
2
Page(s)
35-47
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library Fulltext Print Format (Request Document)
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Fulltext pdf (Request Document)
1. Berland, Theodore and, Suyler, Alfred . "Your Childrens" new York: Meredith Press , 1969
2. Croxton, FE and, Cowden, DJ . "Applied General Statistics" New York: Prentice Hall , 1955
3. Goose, DH and, Hartler, RL . "Principles of Preventive Dentistry" New York: The Macmillan Co , 1964
4. Lantmer, Minna . "Understanding Dentistry" Boston: Beacon Press , 1969
5. Macdonald, Ralph E.. "Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent" Sanit Louis: The CB Mosby and Co , 1974
6. Myers, et al . "Guidelines on Oral Health" A Manual for Health Personnel , 1971
7. Otto, James . "Modern Health" New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc , 1963
8. Adler, P. . "Caries Increment in Permanent Molars" Caries Research , 1972
9. Bergstorm, . "Wear and Hygiene Status of Toothbrush in Relation to Some Social background Factors" Dental Abstract , July 1973
10. Berenie, James . "The Relationship of Frequency of Toothbrushing, Oral Hygiene, Gingival Health and Caries Experience in School Children" Journal of Public Health Dentistry , Summer, 1973
11. Bernhart, Sherwood . "Effectiveness of Topical Application of Fluoride in Caries Reduction" Journal of Philippine Dental Association , 1961
12. Bibby, BG . "Effect of sugar content of food-stuff on their caries-producing potential" Journal of American Dental Association , 1955
13. Bowen, WH . "Prospects for the Prevention of Caries" Hospital Practice , 1974
14. Boyd, JD and, Cheyne, VD . "Epidemiology Studies in Dental Caries: Pattern of Dental Caries in Iowa City Children" Journal of Pediatrics , 1946
15. Cheyne, VD and, Drain, C. . "Dental Caries and Permanent Tooth Extraction" Journal of Dental Research , 1940
16. Donzelska, Elizabeth . "Caries of Individual Teeth in Children" Dental Abstract , 1974
17. Doyland, bruce . "The Loss of First Permanent Molar In A Fluoridated and a Fluoride Deficient Community" Dental Abstract , 1972
18. Finn, SB and, Glass, RL . "The Role of Sugar" World Revue Nutrition Dietetics , 1976
19. Fosdick, K. . "Efficacy of Toothbrushing with Detergent Dentrifice" Dental Abstract , 1950
20. Fuks, . "Effect of Acidulated beverage on the Teeth" Dental Abstract , 1973
21. Garcia, Gloria O.. "A Study of the Prevalent Causes of Dental Caries Among First Year Students of Pasay City (West) High School For the Purpose of Improving the Dental Health Education Program" , January 1972
22. Grenby, TH . "Effects of Swet Biscuit on the Incidence of Dental Caries in Rats" Dental Abstract , 1972
23. Guimares, L. . "Risk of Caries Development in Permanent Teeth" Dental Abstract , 1972
24. Gustafson, BE et al. "The Vipeholm Dental Caries Studies: The Effect of Different Levels of Carbohydrate Intake on Caries Activity in 436 Individuals Observed for Five Years" Acta Odontologia Scandinavia , 1954
25. Hardwick, JL . "Trends in Future Reserach in the Field of Diet and utrition in Relation to Caries and Periodontal Disease" Health Education Journal , 1974
26. International Group , . "The Etiology and Prevention of Dental Caries" WHO Technical Reports Series 494, 1972
27. Jimenez, Orlando . "Prevalence of Dental Caries and Oral Condition in Tablas, Romblon" , 1972
28. Johansen, Erling . "Nutrition, Diet and Clacium Metabolism in Dental Health" American Journal of Public Health , 1960
29. Klein, Henry and, Palmer, CE . "Difference in Dental Caries Experience of Elelementary School Children" Public Health Reports , 1938
30. Leske, Gary . "Comparison of Caries Prevalence of Children With Different Daily Toothbrushing Frequencies" Dental Abstract , 1976
31. Massler, Maury and, Chand, Keshore . "Prevalence of Caries in Chicago Suburban School Children (7-14 years of age)" Journal of Dentistry for Children , First Quar, 1950
32. Maurer, SF . "Let" Dental Survey , August 1954
33. "Medical and Dental Serivces" Evaluation Report , December 1975-1976
34. Mckindrick, AJW et al. "Dental Caries and Sugar Intake" Lancet , 1975
35. Miller, J . "Dentistry for Children" British Dental Journal , 1962
36. "Nutrition, Tooth Size and Caries Susceptibility" Nutrition Reviews , 1961
37. Palacios, Concordia . "A study of the Dental Status of the Pre-School Children Among the Plat Centers for Health Districts I and II, Manila Health Center" Journal of Philippine Dental Association , 1972
38. Ret. Hewat, . "Dental Caries: An Investigation In Search for Determining Factors in Its Manipulation" New Zealand Journal , 1952
39. Rojas, Facundo . "Between Meal Eating Habits and Caries Experience" , 1962
40. Sangnes, Gudrum . "Effectiveness of Vertical and Horizontal Brushing Technique in Plaque Removal" Journal of Dentistry For Children , 1972
41. Sigurt, H and, Marthaler, T . "Reduction of DMF Scores in 8-9 Years Old Children after 4 Years of Supervised Toothbrushing" Dental Abstract , 1975
42. Sobkouvak, EM . "Caries Frequency of 3,000 Children and Adolescents Aged 7-8 Years" Dental Abstract , 1972
43. Steinberg, Arnold D. "The Effect of Acidulated Carbonated Beverages on the Incidence of Dental Caries" Journal of American Detal Association , 1972
44. Sutcliffe, P . "A Longitudinal Clinical Study of Oral Cleanliness and Dental Caries in School Children" Archives Oral Biology , July 1973
45. Thaller, J , Reiser, M and, Ward, HL . "A Study to Ascertain the Oral Hygiene Practices Recommended by Members of the Periodontal Community" New York Journal , 1972
46. Toverud, Guttorm . "Baci Teeth Are a Result of Cibilization But Are Also Caused by Malnutrution and Famine" Philippine Journal of Dental Association , April 1953
47. Vollmer, Donald . "Preventive Dentistry Precaution" Journal American Society for Preventive Dentistry , 1974
48. Wallace, Sim . "The Newer Knowledge of Hygiene in Diet" Denal Item of Interest , 1947
49. Weasels, KE and, Cheyne, VD . "Determination of the Number of Surfaces Involved in Carious Extracted Teeth" Journal of Dental Research , 1947
50. Weiss, R and, Trithart, AH . "Between Meal Eating Habits and Dental Caries Experience in PresSchool Children" American Journal of Public Health ,
51. Zennyu, Kunio . "The Recent Incidence of Caries in First Permanent Molar Among School Children" Dental Abstract , 1973

Copyright © One Window Project 2018. All rights reserved.