Association of Age, Gender and Teeth Distribution in Patients Undergoing Root Canal Treatment in Mandibular Premolars
Aim of the study is to find the association of age, gender and teeth distribution in patients undergoing root canal treatment in mandibular premolars.This study was conducted at a private dental institute between June 2019 to March 2020. 86000 patient records were analyzed. A total of 600 patients who underwent root canal treatment in 789 mandibular premolars were evaluated. Data collection was done and the results were tabulated in excel sheet. Obtained results were statistically analysed with SPSS software. From the results it was observed that, Maximum number of root canal treatment in mandibular premolars was done in the age group of 30 to 60 yrs (59.17%) with female predilection (56.50% )and the most common teeth undergoing root canal treatment among mandibular premolars was 45( 33.97%). Association between age of the patient and number of patients undergoing root canal treatment in mandibular premolars was significant which revealed that most of the root canal treatment was done in the age group of 30 - 60 years and the teeth commonly involved was 35, Chi square test shows p<0.05, significant. Association between gender of the patient and number of patients undergoing root canal treatment in mandibular premolars revealed that most of the root canal treatment was done in female patients pertaining to tooth number 45 (20.03%) , however it was statistically not significant.