Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 234--238

Liaison amid problem behavior and traumatic dental injury among children aged 12-15 years in Bhopal


Naveen S Yadav1, Vrinda Saxena2, Manish Jain2, Kapil Paiwal3 
1 Department of Prosthodontics, Peoples Dental Academy, Bhopal, India
2 Department of Public Health Dentistry, Peoples Dental Academy, Bhopal, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology, Daswani Dental College and Hospital, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Vrinda Saxena
Department of Public Health Dentistry, People«SQ»s Dental Academy, Bhopal - 462 038, Madhya Pradesh
India

Introduction: Liaison amid problem behavior and traumatic dental injury among children aged 13-15 years are consequential due to multifactorial dental, orofacial skeletal, psycosocial behavior pattern. The probable etiology is been equated overjet; inadequate lip coverage is the major etiological factors accountable for traumatic dental injuries. Aims: The aim was to assess the relationship of problem behavior, type of lip coverage, and the size of overjet with the traumatic dental injury among children aged 12-15 years. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 200 children aged 12-15 years in Bhopal, India. Data were collected through clinical examinations in children and interviews with parents. Traumatic injuries were recorded according to Garcia-Goday«SQ»s classification. The informant - rated version of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire was used to identify problems behavior. Results: About 16.4% subjects had more than 5 mm overjet, and 20.4% subjects had inadequate lip coverage. The largest number of injuries were presented by 15-year-old children (43.90%) followed by 14 and 13 years old children. The traumatic dental injury showed 6.8% association with problem behavior, age, sex, type of lip coverage, and the size of overjet. Conclusion: Problem behavior along with the type of lip coverage and the size of overjet plays a role in the occurrence of traumatic dental injury.


How to cite this article:
Yadav NS, Saxena V, Jain M, Paiwal K. Liaison amid problem behavior and traumatic dental injury among children aged 12-15 years in Bhopal.J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2015;13:234-238


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Yadav NS, Saxena V, Jain M, Paiwal K. Liaison amid problem behavior and traumatic dental injury among children aged 12-15 years in Bhopal. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Oct 17 ];13:234-238
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