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Toothbrushing Frequency and Maternal Schooling Associated with Caries in Primary Dentition in 6- and 7-year-old Children

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.481
Pages: 
545-9
Synopsis: 
In Mexico, dental caries is highly prevalent in primary dentition. In this study, we determine the experience, prevalence and severity of caries in primary dentition. One in two children had dental caries. Oral hygiene practices were associated with dental caries. Certain inequalities in oral health were observed.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the experience, prevalence and severity of caries in primary dentition and associated factors in 6- and 7-year-old schoolchildren.

Accepted: 
05 Oct, 2016
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e-Published: 03 Nov, 2016
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