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Extraction of teeth is one of the most common procedures carried out in dental clinics. This study was done to assess the prevalence of full mouth extraction among patients visiting a dental college. A review of the records of patients who had undergone tooth extraction in Saveetha Dental College between June 2019 to March 2020 was retrieved. Data was then analyzed for patients who had undergone full mouth extractions. Data was cross-tabulated based on gender. A total of 4539 patients had undergone extractions. Most of the patients were above the age of 40. There was a slightly higher predilection of males who had undergone extractions compared to females. 2.8% of the population had undergone full mouth extraction. Within the limits of the present study, it can be concluded that the prevalence of full mouth extraction cases in a dental college in Chennai was minimal, with a slightly higher predilection towards males.

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College female Full mouth extraction male population

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Manya Suresh, Dhanraj Ganapathy, & Nivethigaa B. (2020). Prevalence of full mouth extraction among patients visiting a dental college - A retrospective analysis. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 660-664. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL4.4014