[Association between preventive care provided in public dental services and caries prevalence].

@article{Celeste2007AssociationBP,
  title={[Association between preventive care provided in public dental services and caries prevalence].},
  author={Roger Keller Celeste and Paulo Nadanovsky and Ant{\^o}nio Carlos Monteiro Ponce de Leon},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={830-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between preventive care provided in public dental services and young people's oral health. METHODS Oral health data on 4,033 young people aged 15 to 19 years living in 85 municipalities of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil, were obtained from the national oral health survey "Saúde Bucal Brasil 2003" for the period 2002-2003. The following variables were studied: age, gender, income, education, time elapsed since last dental visit, reason for… CONTINUE READING

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