REASONS OF TEETH EXTRACTION IN PATIENTS SEEN AT DENTAL CLINICS OF COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY, AL JOUF UNIVERSITY, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

  • Asmat Ullah Head of Oral Medicine Department, Khyber College of Dentistry Peshawar. (Previously, Assistant Professor, College of Dentistry, Al Jouf University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
  • Fahim Ullah Associate Professor & Head, Department of Prosthdontics, KMUIDS Kohat.
  • Ahmed Alkhamis Undergraduate dental students, College of Dentistry, Aljouf University, KSA.
  • Mohammed Alnusairy Undergraduate dental students, College of Dentistry, Aljouf University, KSA.
  • Muhannad Aldhali Undergraduate dental students, College of Dentistry, Aljouf University, KSA.
  • Umer Ullah Demonstrator, Department of Oral Medicine, Khyber College of Dentistry Peshawar
  • Aamir Mehmood Khan Associate Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry, Rehman College of Dentistry, Peshawar.
  • Muhammad Irfan Khan Head of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery unit, Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.
Keywords: Tooth extractions, causes, frequency, survey

Abstract

This study was carried out to determine the common causes of extraction of permanent teeth in patients presenting to dental clinics of College of Dentistry, Al Jouf University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). This study was conducted from January to June 2016 in students and staff clinics. Three hundred extractions were selected through convenience sampling and data collected through a Form approved by the ethical committee of college of dentistry. Dental caries (70 %) was found to be the most common reason for extraction followed by periodontal diseases (12%), pre-prosthetic (5%), orthodontic purposes (3%), impactions (3%), fractures tooth (3%), associated pathology (3%) and in line of fracture (1%). It can be concluded that dental caries was the most common cause of dental extractions in the study sample.

Published
2020-03-15
How to Cite
Asmat Ullah, Fahim Ullah, Ahmed Alkhamis, Mohammed Alnusairy, Muhannad Aldhali, Umer Ullah, Aamir Mehmood Khan, & Muhammad Irfan Khan. (2020). REASONS OF TEETH EXTRACTION IN PATIENTS SEEN AT DENTAL CLINICS OF COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY, AL JOUF UNIVERSITY, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA. Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal, 40(1), 37-39. Retrieved from http://www.podj.com.pk/index.php/podj/article/view/522
Section
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery