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Socio-economic Inequality in Professionally Administered Topical Fluoride among Mexican Schoolchildren

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.361
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275–81
Synopsis: 
Periodic dental visits have been recommended for preventive treatment. The experience of having fluoride administered by a dentist in the previous year was low in this sample of Mexican schoolchildren. Additionally, we identify and characterize socio-economic inequalities for this intervention.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To identify and characterize socio-economic inequalities in professionally administered topical fluoride treatment to schoolchildren.

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2015
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e-Published: 30 Oct, 2015

Dental Anxiety in a Sample of West Indian Adults

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Pages: 
567–72
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This paper describes data from the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale used among adults in Trinidad. High anxiety levels were reported for injections and having an extraction.

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Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the level of dental anxiety and its possible causes among people in Trinidad and Tobago.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013
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