Vilija Vaitkeviciene

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The prevalence of dental caries is very high (98%) among schoolchildren in Lithuania. Effective prevention, early diagnostics, and appropriate treatment of the disease will guarantee good oral health, proper functioning of the dentition. The aim of the present study was to assess the oral status in 7-, 12- and 15-year-old schoolchildren in Kaunas as well as(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate oral hygiene of the preschool children, their oral hygiene behavior and their parents' attitude towards children's oral health. In the present study 1656 preschool children were examined and 958 parents completed a questionnaire on oral hygiene, parental attitudes to children's oral health. The findings of the study(More)
Objective. The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of dental caries, DMFT and evaluate the oral hygiene among 12 year-old schoolchildren in ten counties of Lithuania. Material and methods. One thousand thirty five (1035) 12 year-old schoolchildren were clinically examined for dental caries and evaluation of oral hygiene was performed. Caries(More)
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