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Dental Health Epidemiology Among IDF Recruits

2016-11-09 09:53:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

An epidemiological survey for prevalence desription of dental morbidity (caries, gingivitis, dental trauma and fluorosis) among IDF general recruits. Morbidity measures were collected from 700 recruits at their first day of military service in order to evaluate extent and burden of dental diseases among recruits. The data will enable the military dental services commanders to plan and implement dental services according to the dental needs.

Description

Caries, gingivitis, dental trauma and fluorosis epidemiological measures were collected among IDF recruits in 700 sample using short clinical evaluation without radiographs. water fluridation ecological data will be obtained from the ministry of health. the results might impact dental services plan, professional manpower system, and the layout of the dental clinics in the IDF. It will give the proffesionals in the military dental services an evidence based data for planning an accurate primary and secondary prevention programs and an evaluation of dental diseases burden in order to have the "full picture" of recruits dental needs. .

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Caries, Dental

Intervention

Data collection

Location

IDF Medical Corps
Tel Hashomer
Israel

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-09T09:53:22-0500

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