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Dental Caries

For explanation of DMFT and dmft, click: 

Per Cent Affected; dmf; 6 Years Old

Age Group % affected dft d m f Year Source

6 years

84.5 4.6 4.3 0.3 0.02 1994

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1) Al-Ismaily M et al. Prevalence of dental caries in Omani 6-year-old children.
Community Dental Health, 1997; 14: 171-174.


Per Cent Affected; DMFT

Age Group % affected DMFT D M F Year Source

12 years

51 1.3 1.1 0.1 0.1 2006

1)

15 years

60.5 2.0 1.7 0.2 0.1 2006

1)

 

1) Oman National oral health survey for the 12 &15 years old 2006, Dental & Oral Health department, Ministry of Health, courtesy of - Dr Salahudeen Al Bulushi, Director Dental Health Affairs 


Caries trends; dmft and DMFT; Different Age groups

DMFT 12 years Year Source
2.1 1979

1)

1.5 1991

2)

1.5 1993

3)

1.65 2001

4)

1.3

2006

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1) Unpublished WHO Pathfinder Survey, WHO. Dr. Salahudeen Al Bulushi, Director, Dental & Oral Health Department, Directorate General of Health Affairs - Personal Communication 2008.
2) Al-Ismaily M et al. The oral health status of Omani 12-year-olds - a national survey Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 1996; 24: 362-363.
3) Barmes D, Assignment Report - Oman; WHO Geneva 1996.
4) Oman National Oral Health Survey for the 12 year old. 2001. Ministry of Health. Dr. Salahudeen Al Bulushi, Director, Dental & Oral Health Department, Personal Communication 2008.
5) Oman National oral health survey for the 12 &15 years old 2006, Dental & Oral Health department, Ministry of Health, courtesy of - Dr Salahudeen Al Bulushi, Director Dental Health Affairs.


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