Spectrum of Maxillary and Mandibular Fractures Among Patient Visiting Dental Hospital

Vivek Babu B, Herald J. Sherlin, Samuel Raj Srinivasan
2020 International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences  
Fracture is defined as a break in continuity in the bone. The most common affected bone in the facial region is the mandible. injuries present as one of the most important health problems worldwide. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the spectrum of mandibular and maxillary practice among patients visiting dental hospital. The study was a retrospective study done under hospital setting. The population considered in this study was 64 individuals with fractures. This is an institutional
more » ... s an institutional retrospective study and data was collected from 86000 patients visiting Saveetha Dental College And Hospital, during the time period of June 2019 to March 2020 were reviewed and collected data were statistically with the help of SPSS by IBM and tables and graphs well plotted. This retrospective clinical study with the population of 64 patients reveals the increased prevalence fracture in males and that is found to be 62.8% and the most commonly affected age group is a third decade (32.8%). The most common site of fracture is mandible and the prevalence of mandibular fracture was found to be 64.1 percentage. Out of many causes of fracture, the most common factor is due to road traffic accidents and the prevalence was found to be 48.4%. There is a high prevalence of fracture in the population under study and males were the most commonly affected age group in the third decade and common is road traffic accidents in Chennai city, India.
doi:10.26452/ijrps.v11ispl3.3421 fatcat:vr6slwhb3ndgfgu22etxe57zha