Open Access Research Article Article ID: GJMCCR-9-260

    Oral health status and treatment needs of soft drink factory workers of Bareilly City: A cross-sectional study

    Nandita Gautam*, Ankita Chandak, Isha Saxena, Shaurya Upadhyay and Vaitarni Garg

    Background: General health is closely related to oral health. Communication is made simpler and a person’s dignity and individuality are enhanced by optimum dental health. The working conditions of soft drink industry employees affected their oral health. 

    Objective: To determine the level of oral condition and treatment requirements for soft drink employees in Bareilly City. 

    Method: 175 employees of soft drink factories participated in cross-sectional research. The individuals gave their informed consent and we received ethical approval. The 2013 WHO Oral Health Assessment Form for Adults was used to get the findings. 

    Results: The findings indicate a higher frequency of oral health issues among soft drink industry workers, including dental caries, gingivitis, periodontal pockets, loss of attachment, fluorosis and tooth erosion. 

    Conclusion: According to the survey, these soft drink industry employees have poor oral health and require more dental care than usual.


    Published on: Sep 21, 2022 Pages: 53-56

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-5282.000160
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