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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 500-510
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.506.056


Index of Bacterial Plaque in First Year Students of the Bachelor of Dental Surgeon at the Centro Universitario Metropolitano Hidalgo, Mexico
Pedro Macbani Olvera1, Graciela Aylin Ayala Molina2, Uriel Alejandro Jerónimo Pascual2, Blanca Leticia Reyes Barrera2, Patricia Vázquez Alvarado3 and Jesús Carlos Ruvalcaba Ledezma4*
1Profesor del Centro Universitario Metropolitano Hidalgo, Estudiante de la Maestría en Salud Pública (UAEH) Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
2Estudiantes de la licenciatura en Cirujano Dentista en (CEUMH)Centro Universitario Metropolitano Hidalgo, Mexico
3Profesor Investigador de Tiempo Completo, Área Académica de Odontología, Depto. de Salud Pública (UAEH). Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
4Profesor Investigador de Tiempo Completo, Área Académica de Medicina, Depto. de Salud Pública (UAEH). Universidad Autónomadel Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Determine the index of bacterial plaque in first year students of the degree of dental surgeon at the Centro Universitario Metropolitano Hidalgo. An observational descriptive study was conducted of a transversal nature in 16 students of both genders of between 17 and 24 years of age, the determination of the bacterial plaque was conducted by means of the method of pills revealing, of first entry to the degree of dental surgeon belonging to the University Center Metropolitan Hidalgo. Of the 16 students surveyed and analyzed that represent in the 100% presented bacterial plaque, the average age was 19.18 years, 5 (31.25%) male, 11 (68.75%) women, the prevalence of bacterial plaque was mild in 6.25% of them, moderate in 50% and severe in 43.75%, it was detected that the poor oral hygiene and eating habits, apparently there is a relation of these with the prevalence of bacterial plaque. The prevalence of bacterial plaque in the students was 100%, all students presented bacterial plaque, not with the same index apparently there is a relationship between other factors with the not visit to the dentist, poor dental hygiene, poor brushing technique and the inappropriate use of dental-floss.


Keywords: Dental bacterial plaque, oral hygiene, brushing technique, dental floss.
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Pedro Macbani Olvera, Graciela Aylin Ayala Molina, Uriel Alejandro Jerónimo Pascual, Blanca Leticia Reyes Barrera, Patricia Vázquez Alvarado and Jesús Carlos Ruvalcaba Ledezma. 2016. Index of Bacterial Plaque in First Year Students of the Bachelor of Dental Surgeon at the Centro Universitario Metropolitano Hidalgo, Mexico.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 500-510. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.506.056