Dental Caries Experience and it is Relation to Dentalknowledge and behavior among a Group of Lawyers working in Baghdad City Courts.

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Mona Abdullah Saleem

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Background: The legal profession considered one of the occupations that need physical health and has an impact on the intellectual ability during the defense in the court, and as we know, the dental health is a major and important part of physical health, this study done on a group of lawyers working in different courts in Baghdad city, to measure the dental behavior and knowledge, and it is relation to occurrence of dental caries.


Materials and methods: by distributed a questioner to 122 lawyers and after excluding 8 response format, the study sample consist from 114 (50 female, 64 male), 55 of them with age group of 33-42 and more than four years of working, and 59 with ag group of 23-32 with less than four years of working, the caries experience was calculated by using WHO 1997 .


Result: in this study the result show a higher mean of caries experience in age group of 33-42 than 23-32, in male than female, and in group (1) than group (2) lawyers, the DMFT was higher in group (1) than group (2) in both anterior and posterior teeth, in about knowledge the mean value of anterior teeth and posterior teeth was higher in group (1)than group (2) in both positive answers and negative answers, and about behavior the mean value was higher in anterior and posterior teeth in group (1) than group (2) lawyers also in two answers the positive and negative.Conclusion: increasing the dental education by using the help of social media, schools, and national educational programs will improve the dental knowledge and behavior, which affect positively on the oral hygiene

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Mona Abdullah Saleem. (2021). Dental Caries Experience and it is Relation to Dentalknowledge and behavior among a Group of Lawyers working in Baghdad City Courts. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 25(7), 200–215. Retrieved from https://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/9502
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