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Research Article

Tooth Surface Loss and Associated Risk Factors in Northern Saudi Arabia

Table 1

Distribution of dental chief complaints and medical history among the study population.

Chief complaintFrequency (%)*

Teeth pain240 (60%)
Teeth hypersensitivity52 (13%)
Restore aesthetics36 (9%)
Fillings and restorations60 (15%)
Periodontal treatment44 (11%)
Extractions48 (12%)
Check-up8 (2%)
Other reasons16 (4%)

Systemic conditions

None320 (80%)
Gastrointestinal80 (20%)
Asthma4 (1%)
Cardiac2 (0.5%)
Others4 (1%)

*Please note that the numbers do not add to 100% or 400 because there could be more than one complaint or systemic disease for the same participant.

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