[Dental fluorosis in upper permanent incisors of public schoolchildren in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis in children aged 7 to 12. METHODS The study population comprised 266 children aged 7 to 12 years, enrolled in a public school in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, selected using a simple random sample method. All examinations were carried out between August and December 1999 by a single… (More)