International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016


Correlation of Obesity and Dental Caries

Vunnam Sri Sai Charan


Abstract: Background Diets high in sugar have been associated with various health problems such as dental caries, obesity. Obesity is a commonly occurring health problem also associated with an increased frequency of food consumption with a risk of early onset of diabetes, this also has a tendency increase consumption of junk food. This altered food habits might have an effect on the oral cavity resulting in dental caries. Aim To correlate the obesity and dental caries among individuals aged between 17-25 years. MethodsThe individuals were assessed for their weight/height and DMF score The study was conducted among the individuals aged 17-25 years. ResultThe study was conducted to find the relation between the obesity and dental caries. The BMI and DMF could not be correlated.


Keywords: BMI, DMF


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,


Pages: 273 - 274


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