[Early childhood caries--facts and prevention].

@article{Menghini2008EarlyCC,
  title={[Early childhood caries--facts and prevention].},
  author={Giorgio Menghini and Marcel Steiner and Thomas Imfeld},
  journal={Therapeutische Umschau. Revue therapeutique},
  year={2008},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={
          75-82
        }
}
In 2003, 771 randomly selected two-year-old children from the town of Zurich were examined. Teeth with carious cavities were observed in 12.6% of the children. Caries including initial (not yet cavitated) lesions was seen in 25.3% of children. Caries prevalence was strongly associated with immigrant background. Caries was found in 7.5% of Swiss children and in 38.5% of children from ex-Jugoslavia. 5% of children of mothers born in Switzerland, and 17.4% of children of mothers not born in… CONTINUE READING

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