A Descriptive Exploration of Children’s Understanding of Dental Caries in a Chosen School Setting

Year : 2024 | Volume :14 | Issue : 01 | Page : –
By

Shaikh Khurshidali Shaukat

Kadam Dhanraj Machhindra

Bhosale Trupti Mohan

Kendre Shweta Sambhji

Rathod Krushna Baban

Yuvraj Shivaji Pawar

  1. Student Seva Nursing College Maharashtra India
  2. Student Seva Nursing College Maharashtra India
  3. Student Seva Nursing College Maharashtra India
  4. Student Seva Nursing College Maharashtra India
  5. Student Seva Nursing College Maharashtra India
  6. Assistant Professor Seva Nursing College Maharashtra India

Abstract

Dental caries is a microbial condition that impacts the calcified tissues of the teeth, marked by the demineralization of the inorganic component and the degradation of the organic substance within the tooth. It is a persistent, contagious infection involving the modification of tooth structure due to the depletion of chemicals resulting from metabolic activities, along with the presence of dental biofilm on the tooth surface. The study employed a descriptive research design within a selected school in Shrirampur, where 40 children were chosen using a non-probability (convenience) simple random technique. The objective was to assess the understanding of dental caries among students in schools.A nurse investigator conducted a comprehensive test over a duration of 5 hours to gather data, which was subsequently analyzed using both descriptive and, when necessary, inferential statistics. Results: Finding of the study shows that maximum mean is 13.32, median is 13 and standard deviation is ±3.51. Conclusion: Present study concludes that knowledge regarding dental carries are present in children which are having significance with their demographic variables.

Keywords: Study, Assess, Selected, Knowledge, Dental Carries, School children

[This article belongs to Journal of Nursing Science & Practice(jonsp)]

How to cite this article: Shaikh Khurshidali Shaukat, Kadam Dhanraj Machhindra, Bhosale Trupti Mohan, Kendre Shweta Sambhji, Rathod Krushna Baban, Yuvraj Shivaji Pawar. A Descriptive Exploration of Children’s Understanding of Dental Caries in a Chosen School Setting. Journal of Nursing Science & Practice. 2024; 14(01):-.
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Volume 14
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Received March 10, 2024
Accepted April 24, 2024
Published April 30, 2024