Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: September 2015; 7(9)

September 2015

Solitary palatal mass: A case report

Pleomorphic adenoma of the palate arising de novo is a rare entity. A case of pleomorphic adenoma of the soft palate in a 28-year-old male is presented. The article discusses the etiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, and its management. Minor salivary gland tumors may be present with a diverse range of presentations posing a challenge to even the most competent clinicians and...

Author(s): B. G. Harsha Vardha, S. Priyanka and K. Saraswathi Gopal

September 2015

Assessment of knowledge, awareness and attitude towards hepatitis B and human immunodeficiency virus among dental students: A cross-sectional study at Karachi, Pakistan

In this study, the attitude, knowledge and awareness of the dental students of Karachi were evaluated on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV). Cross-sectional and non-experimental study was carried out on 377 dental students. Data were analyzed using PASW v.18 and Minitab 11 statistical software. Mean ± standard error of mean (SEM) was used to represent participant’s scores....

Author(s): Wasif Iqbal, Khurram Parvez, Muhammad Bilal Azmi, Amna Nayyar, Ahmed Moiz, Zareena Zaffar and Shaheryar Shafqat

September 2015

Prevalence and factors leading to early childhood caries among children (71 months of age or younger) in Karachi, Pakistan

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of early childhood caries (ECC) and factors leading to it among 71 months of age children or younger in Karachi, Pakistan. ECC is a preventable chronic disease affecting infants and children worldwide. The early detection of ECC can reduce pain and life threatening conditions and help growth and development of infant and children. A cross-sectional study was...

Author(s): Shahbano Syed, Nighat Nisar, Nazeer Khan, Narendar Dawani, Nida Mubeen and Zara Mehreen