Wafiullah Amini1, Naseer Ahmad Shinwari2 and Ahmad Mujtaba Barekzai1,3,4,5,*
1Department of Stomatology, Spinghar Institute of Higher Education, Kabul Campus, Afghanistan
2Department of Biotechnology and Microbial Technology, Spinghar Institute of Higher Education, Kabul Campus,
3Spinghar Institute of Higher Education, Kabul Campus, Afghanistan
4Department of Public Health, Spinghar Institute of Higher Education, Kabul Campus, Afghanistan
5Technical Manager of Food Safety, Providing Quality and Quantity Inspection Services for UN-WFP, KIC,
Caries are a chronic dental disease that causes the loss of hard tooth tissue. If it is not diagnosed and treated in time, it will cause tooth loss anxiety in the act of chewing and speaking affecting the burden and beauty of a person, in addition, it can cause another disease of the teeth and maxillofacial areas. The general purpose of this study is to obtain sufficient information about the prevalence of dental caries for its prevention and treatment so that the occurrence of ocular disease can be controlled and its etiologic should be considered. The study was conducted from the first date of July to the 30 of December among 18 to 65 years old people referred to the dentistry teaching clinic. In this study, the prevalence of dental caries at different ages was observed in 3,440 in 18 to 65 years old people who were referred to the teaching clinic of dentistry. The prevalence of dental caries in the above ages was 95.98%, observed in 59.6% of females and 40.4% of males with an average of 18 to 65 years old. The study also found that mood teeth were more caries than old teeth, with a percentage of 85.70. No significant difference was seen in the upper and lower jaws, and the nine age divisions in the group 18 to 29 years were the highest prevalence of caries with a percentage of 49.08. The results of this study showed the prevalence of caries in females compared to males and the position of teeth in the jaw the temporal tooth relative to the anterior teeth.
Chronic dental disease; Dental; Dental Caries
Amini W, Shinwari NA, Barekzai AM. The Prevalence of Dental Caries among Afghan Adults at Dentistry Teaching Clinic, Kabul. J Dent Oral Biol. 2022; 7(3): 1198. ISSN: 2475-5680.